Crab Crostini

If crabmeat is out of your price range, surimi makes an excellent substitute.

Makes 4 servings

4 ounces fresh or frozen cooked crabmeat
2 tablespoons finely diced celery
1 tablespoon slivered basil leaves
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
4 ounces Italian bread, cut into eight 1/2-ounce slices

In a medium bowl, combine the crabmeat, celery, basil, juice, oil, salt and pepper.
Cover and refrigerate 2 hours; remove from the refrigerator 1 hour before serving.
Preheat the oven to 400o F. Place the bread slices on a baking sheet and bake 10-12
minutes, until lightly browned. Divide the crab mixture evenly among the bread slices
and serve.

SERVING (2 SLICES) PROVIDES: 1/2 Fat, 1/2 Protein, 1 Bread.

PER SERVING: 128 Calories, 4 g Total Fat, 1 g Saturated Fat, 28 mg Cholesterol, 383 mg
Sodium, 15 g Total Carbohydrate, 1 g Dietary Fiber, 8 g Protein, 60 mg CalciumĀ 

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