Recipe Image

Crab Salad with Pimiento Mayonnaise

  • 20 m
  • 20 m
EatingWell Test Kitchen
“Pimientos and a touch of cayenne enrich a light creamy dressing for a luxurious but healthful seafood salad that makes a sensational lunch or light supper.”


    • ¼ cup nonfat plain yogurt
    • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise
    • 2 tablespoons pimientos, rinsed and patted dry
    • 1 small clove garlic, minced
    • ⅛ teaspoon salt, or to taste
    • ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste
    • 2⅔ cups cooked crab or lobster meat, picked over (see Ingredient note)
    • 6 cups mixed salad greens
    • Lemon wedges, for garnish


  • 1 Combine yogurt, mayonnaise, pimientos, garlic, salt and cayenne in a blender. Blend until smooth. Scrape into a bowl and mix in crab (or lobster). Adjust seasoning with salt and cayenne.
  • 2 Divide greens among 4 large plates and spoon salad on top. Serve with lemon wedges.
  • Four 1¼-lb. lobsters yield 2⅔ cups cooked meat.
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED © 2019 Printed From 11/20/2019