Watercress and Crab Salad

Watercress and Crab Salad


"This is a very fresh and delicious salad combining watercress and imitation crab in a light vinaigrette dressing."
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15 m servings 170 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 170 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 13.8 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.5g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 4 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 466 mg
  • 19%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In a large bowl, combine the watercress, imitation crabmeat, celery, green onion, and tomato. In a separate bowl, whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, basil, salt, and pepper. Pour over the watercress mixture, and toss to coat evenly. Serve immediately.



Very light and tasty. I didn't change anything. Just added lime slices.

I thought I had imitation crabmeat in the freezer, but it turns out I had run out, so I substituted some Japanese fish cake sliced thin and halved. I also eyeballed the ingredient amounts rathe...

Husband didn't care for it very much. I didn't mind it, but it might have been because I added a variety of greenage.

This was a fast, tasty, healthy lunch. I made it with canned chicken of the sea pink salmon and it tasted very good and refreshing. I will make this again.

This salad is great for a light dinner on a summer night. The only thing I added was red pepper flakes to give it a little "kick". I would defiently make it again.

I made this today. I didn't have green onion, so added some onion powder to the dressing. I added half an avocado to it, chopped, to help make up for the fact that I didn't have enough imitation...