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Seafood Salad Pitas Recipe

Seafood Salad Pitas Recipe

“You can make this lovely and interesting sandwich as a great, light lunch. It's so tasty and colorful,” suggests Linda Evancoe-Coble of Leola, Pennsylvania. “Or pair it with a hearty soup for a change-of-pace supper.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups chopped imitation crabmeat (about 10 ounces)
  • 1/2 pound cooked medium shrimp, peeled, deveined and chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 2 celery ribs, chopped
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 3/4 cup fat-free mayonnaise
  • 3/4 teaspoon seafood seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 whole wheat pita pocket halves

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the crab, shrimp, celery and onions. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, seafood seasoning, salt and pepper. Pour over crab mixture; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Spoon into pita halves. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 filled pita half equals 162 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 27 mg cholesterol, 755 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 10 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 lean meat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.