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Seafood and Canadian Swiss Cheese Salad

Recipe details

Servings: 8

Ingredients

  • 12 asparagus spears, trimmed and peeled
  • 2 heads endives, separated
  • 2 avocados, peeled, pitted and sliced
  • 2 carrots, julienned
  • 12 oz (375 g) fresh crab meat
  • 1 cup (250 mL) julienned Canadian Swiss cheese
  • salt and pepper
  • finely grated zest of 1 lemon

Vinaigrette:

  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) white wine or champagne vinegar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) freshly grated Canadian Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper

Directions

Vinaigrette:

  1. Whisk together mustard, lemon juice, vinegar and egg yolk. Whisk in olive oil. Add grated Canadian Parmesan cheese and season to taste with salt and pepper.

Salad:

  1. Cook asparagus in lightly salted water for 2 to 3 minutes. Rinse under cold running water, drain and pat dry. Cut lengthwise.
  2. Arrange endive leaves on plates. Top with asparagus, avocado, carrot, crab, Canadian Swiss cheese and lemon zest. Drizzle with vinaigrette and serve.



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Seafood and Canadian Swiss Cheese Salad

Recipe courtesy of Dairy Farmers of Canada

Nutrition Information

per serving
  • Calories 246
  • Protein 15 g
  • Carbohydrates 8 g
  • Fat 18 g
  • Fibre 4.6 g
  • Sodium 260 mg
  • Calcium 187 mg