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Ricotta crab canapés

Our dietitians' favourite

This is the Ricotta crab canapés recipe.

  • Prep: 20 min
Yields 24 bites
ricotta crab canapes


  • 2/3 cup (150 mL) crabmeat
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) Canadian Ricotta
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) curry powder
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 cucumber cut into 24 rounds
  • 24 clementine sections
  • 24 cilantro leaves
  • Pomegranate seeds for garnish (optional)
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In a bowl, mix crabmeat with Ricotta and curry powder. Season with salt and pepper.

On a serving plate, arrange cucumber rounds. Place a clementine section on each.

Place some crabmeat mixture on top of each cucumber round. Garnish with cilantro and pomegranate seeds, if desired.

Refrigerate until ready to serve.


Cheese alternatives: Canadian Mascarpone, Cream Cheese, Boursin®.

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Nutritional information

Per serving
Energy: 63 Calories
Protein: 5 g
Carbohydrate: 4 g
Fat: 3 g
Fibre: 0.6 g
Sodium: 128 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

(% DV*)
Calcium: 6 % / 68 mg
Selenium: 19 %
Vitamin B12: 28 %
Vitamin C: 22 %
Zinc: 10 %