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Lunch #4
Crabmeat Salad
Mint Raspberry and Black Currant Tea
Total Carbs: 13.9g

crabmeat saladCrabmeat Salad
Creamy crab meat salad flavored with capers and pimiento served on romaine lettuce leaves. Makes 2 servings.

1/2 lb cooked crab
2 tbsp plain whole milk yogurt
2 tbsp mayonnaise
1/2 oz canned pimientos, sliced , chopped (1 to 2 tablespoons)
1/2 tsp capers
pinch ground cayenne (red pepper)
2 fresh romaine lettuce leaves
pinch paprika
1/2 tsp chopped parsley

1. In medium bowl, place crab meat. Remove any shells.
2. In small, separate bowl, combine yogurt, mayonnaise, pimiento, capers, and cayenne.
3. Transfer dressing to bowl with crab meat. Toss to mix.
4. Place lettuce onto 2 plates. Spoon crab meat onto each lettuce leaf.
5. Sprinkle with the paprika and garnish with parsley.

Mint Raspberry and Black Currant Tea
Black currant tea infused with raspberry mint flavor from homemade ice cubes. Makes 2 servings

1/2 cup cranberry apple raspberry juice
1/2 cup fresh raspberries , 8 total
1/4 oz fresh mint, 8 leaves
3 cup boiling water
4 tea bags, black currant flavor

1 Divide juice into sections of ice cube tray. Place 1 raspberry and 1 mint leaf in each cube section and freeze.
2 In medium saucepan, boil water. Place tea bags in boiling water. Turn off burner.
3 Cover and steep for 10 minutes. Discard tea bags.
4 Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
5 To serve, put 4 flavored ice cubes in each glass and top off with plain ice cubes. Pour the tea over cubes.

Nutritional Information (Per Serving)
Crabmeat Salad
Calories 248.9, Total Carbs 1.4g, Dietary Fiber 0.2g, Saturated Fat 1.8g, Potassium 443mg, Protein 28.1g, Sodium 559.1mg
Mint Raspberry and Black Currant Tea
Calories 48.4, Total Carbs 11.9g, Dietary Fiber 2g, Saturated Fat 0g, Potassium 68.9mg, Protein 0.4g, Sodium 25mg

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