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Crab & Pea Pod Pita

Crab & Pea Pod Pita

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

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20 min
Prep Time
20 min
Total Time


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

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Combine all crab mixture ingredients in large bowl.

  2. STEP 2

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

  3. STEP 3

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

Tip #1

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

Tip #2

Serve with slices of melon.

Tip #3

Serve as filling for tomatoes.

Tip #4


Nutrition (1 serving)

250 Calories
7 Fat (g)
50 Cholesterol (mg)
390 Sodium (mg)
28 Carbohydrates (g)
4 Dietary Fiber
20 Protein (g)
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