Sardines on Crackers

Sardines on Crackers

4 Reviews
From: EatingWell Magazine, Spring 2004

A protein-packed and portable snack.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 4 whole-grain Scandinavian-style crackers, such as Wasa, Ry Krisp, Ryvita, Kavli
  • 8-12 canned sardines, preferably packed in olive oil
  • 4 lemon wedges


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  1. Top each cracker with 2 to 3 sardines. Finish with a squeeze of lemon.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 cracker
  • Per serving: 64 calories; 2 g fat(0 g sat); 1 g fiber; 8 g carbohydrates; 4 g protein; 4 mcg folate; 20 mg cholesterol; 1 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 16 IU vitamin A; 6 mg vitamin C; 58 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 66 mg sodium; 99 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: ½ starch, ½ lean meat

Reviews 4

August 04, 2010
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By: EatingWell User
GR8 w/ a Glass of Cold Beer !!
April 28, 2010
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By: EatingWell User
We can now get fresh sardines at Whole Foods in California. And I've had them at tapas bars fresh roasted. Can you please post some recipes for preparing fresh sardines?
April 28, 2010
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By: EatingWell User
Don't knock it 'til you've tried it. Mom gave us sardines on crackers before we were in first grade. Now I'm 64. We ate them every week. Try sardines in oil. Open the can, splash with a little vinegar, and enjoy skins, bones & all. Try herring too! A Norwegian in Chicago
April 20, 2010
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By: EatingWell User
The only way I would consider eating this would be to add a LARGE dollop of mustard - any kind.
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