Valentine Cucumber Cups

Valentine Cucumber Cups

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 20
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 20.5
  • Total Fat: 1.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 2.1 mg
  • Sodium: 13.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 1.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.5 g
  • Protein: 1.0 g

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Introduction

Need something light for Valentine's Day.
Try these.
Tastes as good as they look.
Need something light for Valentine's Day.
Try these.
Tastes as good as they look.

Number of Servings: 20

Ingredients

    2 large cucumbers, English or regular size unpeeled
    1/4 c. cooked fresh lobster or crab finely chopped
    1/4 c. celery diced finely
    1 tsp. fresh lime zest
    1 tsp. fresh lime juice
    3 tsp. green onion sliced thinly
    1 1/2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
    Salt & Pepper to taste
    celery leaves & beet hearts for garnish

Directions

Cut cucumber crosswise into 1 1/2 inch slices, then cut these slices diagonally. Scoop out centers with a melon baller making cucumber cups leaving 1/4 inch walls; salt cups lightly.


In a small bowl combine celery, lobster or crab, lime zest, lime juice, onion, olive oil, salt and pepper and fill cucumber cups; garnish with celery leaves and beet hearts and serve.


Number of Servings: 20

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CLSQUIRES.

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  • Very Good
    I took these to a social evening last night and they were well received with comments about how attractive they were as well as their pleasing taste. - 1/27/13

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