Crab & Pea Pod Pita

Crab & Pea Pod Pita

A cool and crunchy crabmeat mixture is tucked into pita bread halves in this healthy sandwich.

20 min. prep time
8 servings
000 Ratings


Crab Mixture

8 ounces imitation crabmeat, drained, flaked
2 cups fresh pea pods or snow peas, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/2 cup water chestnuts, chopped
2 tablespoons chopped red bell pepper
2 tablespoons sliced green onions


1/4 cup fat free mayonnaise
1 tablespoon Dijon-style mustard
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon curry powder


4 whole wheat pita pockets, cut in half
8 lettuce leaves
4 (3/4-ounce) slices Alpine Lace® Deli Reduced Fat Swiss Cheese, cut in half


Combine all crab mixture ingredients in large bowl.

Combine all dressing ingredients in small bowl; toss with crab mixture.

Line pita pockets with lettuce leaf. Place 1 piece cheese in each pita pocket. Fill with 1/2 cup salad mixture.

Recipe Tip


Serve as a plated salad. Place lettuce leaf onto plate; top with salad mixture.

Serve with slices of melon.

Serve as filling for tomatoes.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 250

Fat: 7g

Cholesterol: 50mg

Sodium: 390mg

Carbohydrates: 28g

Dietary Fiber: 4g

Protein: 20g

Recipe #13514©2005Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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