PREP TIME: 10 Min
COOK TIME: 20 Min
INGREDIENTS Buy Now
3 to 4 lbs. Alaska Crab legs (King, Snow or Dungeness), thawed or frozen
- 1/3 cup bottled roasted red peppers
- 2 cloves minced garlic
- 2/3 cup low-fat mayonnaise
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
- 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
Combine peppers and garlic in food processor and process until well minced. Pulse in remaining ingredients until well combined.
Basil-Mint Pesto Sauce
- 2 cups fresh basil leaves
- 1-1/2 cups fresh mint leaves
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- 3 Tablespoons toasted walnuts
- 3 cloves garlic
- 3-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
- 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
Combine basil, mint, oil, walnuts, garlic and lemon juice in a food processor; puree until smooth. Add Parmesan and pulse until well combined.
Variation: For a creamier sauce, combine 1/4 cup Basil-Mint Pesto sauce with 1/2 cup low-fat mayonnaise.
- 1 jar (6.5 oz.) artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
- 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 1 cup low-fat sour cream
- 1 cup low-fat mayonnaise
- 1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes (dehydrated or drained), chopped
- 1 can (4 oz.) sliced olives, drained
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh chives OR 2 Tablespoons sliced green onions
Blend artichoke hearts, Parmesan cheese, sour cream, mayonnaise, sun-dried tomatoes, olives, and chives in bowl.
Variation: Bake at 350ºF until bubbly.
- 1/2 cup unsalted melted butter
- 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
- 3/4 teaspoon garlic salt
- 1/2 teaspoon dried dill weed
- Dash white pepper
Blend ingredients together in a bowl.
Note: Dips can also be prepared up to two days in advance, reheating butter sauce as needed.
NUTRIENTS PER SERVING (includes crab)
Rouille Sauce: 477 calories, 16g total fat, 2g sat fat, 31% calories from fat, 181mg cholest, 73g protein, 5g carb, .4g fiber, 3704mg sodium, 191mg calcium and 400mg omega-3 fatty acids.
Basil-Mint Pesto Sauce: 680 calories, 36g total fat, 6g sat fat, 49% calories from fat, 79g protein, 6g carb, 4g fiber, 3516mg sodium, 431mg calcium and 1300mg omega-3 fatty acids.
Mediterranean Dip: 485 calories, 21g total fat, 6g saturated fat, 41% calories from fat, 141mg cholesterol, 55g protein, 12g carbohydrate, 2g fiber 3040mg sodium, 368mg calcium and 300mg omega-3 fatty acids.
Butter Sauce: 535 calories, 24g total fat, 16g sat fat, 43% calories from fat, 227mg cholesterol, 73g protein, .5g carb, .1g fiber, 3668mg sodium, 185mg calcium, and 400mg omega-3 fatty acids.