Keto zucchini crab melts

Keto zucchini crab melts

Quicker than a Krabby Patty. Whip up this easy keto crab melt on a zucchini foundation and serve up a creamy and elegant meal. Cheesy deliciousness, here we come.

Keto zucchini crab melts

Quicker than a Krabby Patty. Whip up this easy keto crab melt on a zucchini foundation and serve up a creamy and elegant meal. Cheesy deliciousness, here we come.
USMetric
4 servingservings

Ingredients

  • 2 2 zucchini
  • 1 tbsp 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 oz. 75 g celery stalkcelery stalks
  • 1 1 red bell pepperred bell peppers
  • 12 oz. 350 g canned crab meat
  • ¾ cup 175 ml mayonnaise or crème fraîche
  • 1 tbsp 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 7 oz. 200 g (425 ml) shredded cheddar cheese
  • salt and pepper
Serving
  • 4 oz. 110 g baby spinach
  • 4 tbsp 4 tbsp olive oil
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

Instructions are for 4 servings. Please modify as needed.

  1. Preheat the oven to 450°F (225°C). Slice the zucchini lengthwise, about half an inch thick, and add salt. Let sit for 10-15 minutes.
  2. Pat dry with a piece of paper towel or a clean tea towel.
  3. Place the slices on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Brush olive oil on both sides.
  4. Chop the vegetables finely and mix with the other ingredients. Season to taste.
  5. Apply the mixture on top of the zucchini slices. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown on top.
  6. Serve with baby spinach and olive oil.

Tip!

This keto melt can be made with canned tuna, lobster, or even chicken or ham.

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One comment

  1. Jim
    Loved the flavor. Next time, I would take extra special care to drain the canned crabmeat very well (otherwise the topping is overly wet and loose). Also, I will probably cook the zucchini for ten minutes or so by itself before adding topping.

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