Day 89 : Crab Melts

Just another light mid-week meal tonight.  We’ve had these before, and really like them.  They are super simple to make, and as I said they are pretty light on the calories/fat if you use reduced fat versions of the ingredients.

The recipe calls for french bread, but I like to use the 100 calorie english muffins.  Not only are the perfect size, but they are only 1 pt per muffin when following weight watchers…. at least according to their old points system.  I seem to always forget to toast the english muffins first so we’ve only had them where the bread is still fairly soft, but I am sure toasted would be even better.  They are only under the broiler for a very short time at the end so if you want it toasted do it before.  The only addition I made to these was to salt and pepper to taste before spooning onto the muffins.


Crab Melts

Serves : 2             Time to make : 10 minutes

Ingredients :

  • 1 cup crab meat (or imitation)
  • 1/2 cup red bell pepper, diced
  • 2/3 cup green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup artichoke hearts, chopped
  • 1 tsp. lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup reduced fat mayo
  • 1/4 cup reduced fat sour cream
  • 4 slices french bread, or sourdough bread
  • 1 1/2 cup sharp cheddar cheese, sliced (I just use shredded, and probably a little less depending on how much I can pile on)

Directions :

  1. Preheat broiler and toast bread now.
  2. Combine crab, red pepper, artichoke hearts, mayo, sour cream, lemon zest, and all but 2 T. of the green onions in a medium bowl.
  3. Spoon onto bread and top with cheese.
  4. Broil for about 2 minutes until cheese is melted
  5. Top with remaining 2 T. of green onions.



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  1. I will so love this recipe! They look so good.

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