Basil and Crabmeat-Topped Cucumbers

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  • Ingredients

    1 medium Green Giant® Fresh cucumber
    1 package (3 oz.) cream cheese, softened
    2 tablespoons mayonnaise or salad dressing
    1/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves
    2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion
    2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
    1 cup frozen cooked crabmeat, thawed, flaked
    2 tablespoons capers, if desired
    Small basil leaves or chopped fresh basil, if desired

  • Directions

    1. Score cucumber lengthwise with tines of fork if desired. Cut into 36 (1/4-inch) slices.
    2. In small bowl, beat cream cheese with electric mixer on low speed until creamy. Beat in mayonnaise until well blended. Stir in chopped basil, onion, lemon peel and crabmeat.
    3. Spread or pipe about 1 teaspoon crabmeat mixture on each cucumber slice. Sprinkle with capers. Garnish with basil leaves.

  • Nutrition Facts

    1 Serving (1 Appetizer)Calories 19
    (Calories from Fat 15),
    Total Fat 1 1/2g
    (Saturated Fat 1/2g,
    Trans Fat 0g),
    Cholesterol 5mg;
    Sodium 20mg;
    Total Carbohydrate 0g
    (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    Sugars 0g),
    Protein 1g;
    Percent Daily Value*:Exchanges: FreeCarbohydrate Choices:0;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

  • 36 Servings

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