Recipe by Whitney
"This creamy crab and cream cheese filling is nestled in miniature pita pockets. The filling can be made a day in advance so that you can simply stuff the pita pockets just before serving. Possible garnishes include thin slices of cucumber, carrot curls, or Italian parsley."
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1 (3 ounce) package
cream cheese, softened
green onions, chopped
12 small (4 inch)
pita breads, halved
This recipe is good and basic, but like others, I dolled it up a bit. I added a lot of Old Bay seasoning, fresh lemon juice, cilantro, jalepeno pepper, and I used real crab. I also used fat free cream cheese and added a bit of lite Mayo. It was very fresh and tasty.
This is real quick, simple, and good. I give 3 stars cos i found the recipe to be a bit bland, so i added jalapeno pepper to the mix and a dash of old bay.
This recipe is so quick and so easy! The only reason I gave it 4 stars instead of 5 is because I thought the green onion overpowered the crabmeat a little bit. Next time I will use a little less green onion. But overall, a very tasty recipe!
This gets 5 stars from me as my fiance ate it and he hates crab! Of course, I love crabmeat so I ate these right up, but I was pleasantly surprised when he ate them. He did put some chilli sauce on top of his pita bread as a garnish, but still, they are fabulous to eat.
Very good, and very simple. I used more like 4 ounces of Neufchatel cheese (pretty much identical to cream cheese but a lot less fat), but that was my only change. I only have a little mini chopper, so it took two batches to make it smoothish, although not too smooth (if I wanted pate, I would make pate! :). I served it with Peppy's Pita Bread off this site (a really simple recipe!). My husband likes his krab a lot more than I do, so he wolfed the suckers down. I liked it but thought it might be missing something... Maybe a little hot sauce or diced celery? A nice, quick recipe that can be altered to personal taste quite easily. Thanks, Whitney. :)
I liked it a lot! My teenagers, not so much. I added cucumber to the finished pita to give it some color.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Serving Size: 1/24 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 24
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 13
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