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Warm Potato Salad with Crab and Swiss Cheese

Dairy Farmers of Canada
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  • Course Salads
  • Prep. Time 10 mins
  • Cooking Time 15 mins
  • 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 Info

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

Top 5 Nutrients

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

*percentage of daily value

*Note: The daily value (DV) is established by Health Canada and corresponds to the daily quantity recommended for each nutrient. The percentage of the daily value (% DV) indicates the proportion of the nutrient provided by a serving of the recipe, in comparison with the quantity recommended.

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