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This crab cake dish is low in calories and full of flavor. It is simple to make and is perfect as a light dinner or lunch.


1 egg plus 1 egg white

1 tablespoon dijon mustard

Juice from 1 lemon

1/2 teaspoon paprika

1/4 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper

8 ounces crab meat

1/2 cup whole wheat panko bread crumbs

2 cloves garlic, minced

1/2 jalapeno, minced

1 green onion, chopped

Olive oil or oil spray

1/2 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt

1 teaspoon dijon mustard

1 green onion, finely chopped

Juice of 1/2 lemon

1/2 teaspoon cayenne

Pinch freshly cracked black pepper


Heat oven to 400F.

In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, dijon, lemon juice, paprika, and black pepper. Stir in crab, garlic, jalapeno, and green onion. Gently stir in bread crumbs until just combined.

Form mixture into 8 patties and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment or a silicone baking mat. Lightly brush or spray the tops of each with olive oil.

Bake for 15 minutes or until the tops are lightly golden. Remove from the oven and serve with sauce.

To make the sauce, whisk together all ingredients from Greek yogurt through cracked black pepper, until smooth.

Thank you to Very Well Fit for this healthy and delicious dish.

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