Show Subscription Form




Crab-Filled Veggie Bites Recipe
Crab-Filled Veggie Bites Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Crab-Filled Veggie Bites Recipe

Publisher Photo
Whenever I go to a party, friends and family hope I bring these appetizers with me. The crab filling is also good piped onto celery or used as a cracker spread. Range the horseradish to suit your tastes. —Debbie Bloomer of Omaha, Nebraska
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 24 servings

Ingredients

  • 12 cherry tomatoes
  • 12 fresh snow peas
  • 1 can (6 ounces) crabmeat, drained, flaked and cartilage removed or 1 cup finely chopped imitation crabmeat
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat spreadable cream cheese
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped green onion
  • 2 teaspoons reduced-fat sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons chili sauce
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon prepared horseradish

Nutritional Facts

1 appetizer equals 14 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 38 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. Cut a thin slice off the top of each tomato. Scoop out and discard pulp; invert tomatoes onto paper towels to drain.
  2. Meanwhile, place snow peas in a small saucepan; add 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1-2 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and immediately place peas in ice water. Drain and pat dry. With a sharp knife, split each pea pod along the curved edge.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Fill tomatoes and peas with crab mixture; arrange on a serving platter. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Crab-Filled Veggie Bites in Light & Tasty December/January 2003, p39

Nutritional Facts

1 appetizer equals 14 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 38 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.

Reviews for Crab-Filled Veggie Bites

AVERAGE RATING
   (2)
RATING DISTRIBUTION
5 Star
 (1)
4 Star
 (0)
3 Star
 (1)
2 Star
 (0)
1 Star
 (0)
MY REVIEW
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
""
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Loading Image
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT
 

Contests & Promotions

Contests & Promotions

Follow Us

Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT