Green Keto Crab Salad

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This crab asparagus and avocado salad came out of my creation of the delicious Keto Green Goddess Dressing. The two pair so well together.

This crab salad is such a tasty Keto dinner recipe that can be whipped up in minutes and is perfect for summer when you want something fresh and light.

High in healthy fats and just 4 g net carbs per serving it’s perfect for those of you who prefer really low carb meals.

Shellfish like crab is one of the most nutritionally dense ketogenic foods you can eat. Feel free to use a mixture of brown and white crab meat or all white. The brown is super tasty though in my opinion. I hope you enjoy it.

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Nutritional values (per serving)

4 grams 8.3 grams 24.5 grams 45.9 grams 6.3 grams 540 calories
Total Carbs12.4grams
Fiber8.3grams
Net Carbs4grams
Protein24.5grams
Fat45.9grams
of which Saturated6.3grams
Calories540kcal
Magnesium115mg (29% RDA)
Potassium1,079mg (54% EMR)

Macronutrient ratio: Calories from carbs (3%), protein (19%), fat (78%)

Ingredients (makes 1 serving)

  • 8-10 asparagus tips (60 g/ 2.1 oz)
  • 1 cup crabmeat, drained (100 g/ 3.5 oz)
  • 2 cups watercress or arugula (50 g/ 1.8 oz)
  • 1/2 large avocado (100 g/ 3.5 oz)
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil (15 ml)
  • 2 tbsp Keto Green Goddess Dressing (30 ml)
  • salt and pepper, to taste
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Instructions

  1. Place the asparagus in a steamer and cook for 2 minutes until el dente. Cut at an angle into 3 cm/ 1.2 oz lengths. Slice the avocado.
    Green Keto Crab Salad
  2. Place the rocket or watercress in a bow with the avocado and asparagus. Toss with 1 tbsp of green goddess dressing and 1 tbsp of olive oil. Mix the crabmeat with the remaining 1 tbsp of green goddess dressing.
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  3. Season to taste. Top the crab onto of the salad ingredients and serve. Tastes the best when served fresh. Green Keto Crab Salad
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Food is one of life’s most powerful medicines. I’m a true testament that once you find the right approach for you, you can overcome poor health through the healing power of food.

I believe the secret to radiant health starts and ends with a healthy gut so my recipes are all grain, gluten and refined sugar free. Most are also dairy-free.

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Comments (1)

This salad looks like a must try - crab, avocado, and microgreens looks like a winning combination to me!

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