It’s Friday.

It’s summertime.

You want to cook a crab dish but you’re not sure what recipe to choose.

You’re looking for a recipe that’s easy to cook and reasonably healthy at the same time.

Let us help you out. Cameron’s Seafood  is the largest vendor of fresh seafood in the United States and we love to share recipes with fellow crab-enthusiasts.

Today’s recipe is a crab-stuffed bell pepper dish that was adapted from Food.com user Margie Brock’s profile. It’s a great crowd-pleaser if you’re entertaining company and a delicious meal to prepare for yourself or your family.

Boasting a reasonably low 271 calories per serving, this crab dish is as healthy as it is tasty. Better still, it’s an easy-to-cook crab recipe so you don’t need to be an expert chef to prepare it.

This crab stuffed bell peppers recipe should take you about 50 minutes to prepare.

Without further adieu, let’s help you kick off your weekend the right way with an exquisite meal of seafood!

Ingredients Required:

To prepare 4 servings of this meal, whereby each serving is 229g in size, here are the required ingredients.

• 4 bell peppers of any color (green, yellow, orange or red)
• One half cup of green onions
• 6.5 ounces of fresh crab meat [link to e-commerce store]
• One half cup of breadcrumbs
• Up to a quarter teaspoon of cayenne pepper (to your preferred spice level)
• One minced clove of garlic
• Salt and pepper to taste
• Up to a quarter cup of margarine or butter (depending on your preference)
• One celery stalk
• Up to a half cup of shredded cheddar or mozzarella cheese
• One egg white
• Up to one tablespoon of light mayo
• One half cup of mild or hot banana peppers (depending on your preferred spice level)

Cooking Directions:

1. Cook fresh crab meat by immersing it in a pot of boiling, salted water for about 20 minutes
2. Cool the cooked crab under cold tap water for handling
3. Chop all vegetables, with the exception of the bell peppers, into small pieces
4. Sauté chopped vegetables in a frying pan in margarine or butter
5. In a bowl, mix the cooked crab meat, sautéed vegetables, egg white and breadcrumbs
6. Add salt and pepper to taste
7. Add light mayo to increase moisture (depending on dryness of the mixture)
8. Carefully slice the tops off the bell peppers as to create a compartment to stuff the mixture
9. Use a spoon to insert the mixture into the hollowed-out bell peppers
10. Sprinkle cheese on top of the peppers to cover tops and contain the stuffing with melted cheese
11. Bake crab-stuffed bell peppers on a lightly-oiled cooking sheet for 30 minutes at 350 ͦ F
12. Enjoy the mouth-watering goodness with company!

Nutrition Facts:

Provided you prepare your meal exactly as described above, you can expect this dish to contain the following approximate nutritional info (per one serving of 229g):

• Total Fat: 17 g (25% of your daily value)
• Saturated Fat: 4.8 g (23% of your daily value)
• Cholesterol: 29 mg (10% of your daily value)
• Sodium: 767.5 mg (33% of your daily value)
• Total Carbohydrates: 18.7 g (7% of your daily value)
• Fiber: 3.4 g (12% of your daily value)
• Sugar: 4.5 g (17% of your daily value)
• Protein: 15 g (30% of your daily value)

Please note that these nutritional facts are not 100% accurate as they were adapted from the recipe’s original nutrition table, while this adaptation has been tweaked to contain slightly different cooking directions and ingredients.

Conclusion:

Hopefully this crab stuffed bell peppers recipe will be a hit for you and your guests this weekend!

The original recipe scored a consistently flawless 5-star review, and we modified a few ingredients and preparation steps to make it even better.

As you can see above, each serving is relatively healthy with a low-carb, high-protein profile. This is an excellent dish for fitness enthusiasts or those who are watching their weight (tip: if you fall into the latter category, feel free to omit the cheese and mayo from the menu altogether).

Feel free to share our crab stuffed bell peppers recipe with your friends and family on social media!

Last but not least, if you’re wondering where to buy the most delicious fresh crab meat and premium seafood in the United States, you should check out Cameron’s Seafood’s new online store. We ship fresh seafood nationwide at the lowest price in the country – guaranteed.

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