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Basil and Crabmeat Topped Cucumbers Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jackie Shields
Added: Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 medium English cucumber
1 3 oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened
2 tbsp. mayonnaise
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves
2 tbsp. finely chopped red onion
2 tsp. grated lemon peel
1 cup frozen cooked crabmeat, thawed and flaked
Small basil leaves
Capers for garnish, if desired

Directions:
Directions:
Score cucumber lengthwise with tines of fork. Cut into 36 slices, 1/4 inch each
Beat cream cheese until creamy. Beat in mayonnaise until well blended. Stir in chopped basil, onion, lemon peel and crabmeat.
Spead or pipe 1 1/2 tsp. crabmeat mixture on each cucumber slice. Sprinkle with capers. Garnish with basil leaves.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
36
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is really a good, low fat appetizer and always a hit. I used canned crabmeat---it's fine.

 

 

 

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