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Warm Potato Salad with Crab and Swiss Cheese

Our dietitians' favourite

This is the Warm Potato Salad with Crab and Swiss Cheese recipe.

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cooking: 15 min
Yields 6 servings


  • 8 cups (2 L) baby potatoes quartered
  • 2 cups (500 mL) crab meat,northern shrimp or cooked fish
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) Canadian Swiss grated
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) 15% or 18 % cooking cream
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) fresh parsley chopped
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) salted herbs
  • Freshly ground pepper
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Cook potatoes in a large saucepan filled with salted boiling water.

Meanwhile, in a large bowl, mix crab and 1 cup (250 ml) of Swiss. Reserve.

In a small saucepan, heat cream and melt remaining ½ cup (125 ml) of Swiss to make dressing.

Add parsley, salted herbs and pepper. Remove from heat.

Once potatoes are cooked, drain and quickly rinse under cold water.

Drain once more and add them to crab and Swiss mixture.

Pour dressing onto potatoes, toss, and serve at once.


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Nutritional information

Per serving
Energy: 305 Calories
Protein: 19 g
Carbohydrate: 34 g
Fat: 10 g
Fibre: 4.9 g
Sodium: 426 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

(% DV*)
Calcium: 27 % / 298 mg
Selenium: 50 %
Vitamin B12: 123 %
Vitamin C: 71 %
Zinc: 25 %