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    Crab, tarragon & apple salad

    • Preparation time: 15 minutes
    • Cooking time: 5 minutes
    • Total time: 20 minutes

    Serves: 2


    160g fine green beans, trimmed and halved
    2 tbsp half-fat crème fraîche
    Finely grated zest and juice ½ lime
    2 tsp finely chopped tarragon
    100g fresh white crab meat
    ¼ tsp honey
    ½ tsp wholegrain mustard
    50g baby leaf salad (or other green leaves)
    ½ Granny Smith apple, cored and sliced
    ½ avocado, peeled, stoned and sliced
    1 salad onion, finely sliced
    1 stick celery, finely sliced
    2 slices Waitrose 1 Wheat & Rye Sourdough Bread, toasted 


    1. Simmer the beans in a pan of boiling water for 2 minutes, then drain and set aside.

    2. Meanwhile, mix ½ tbsp crème fraîche, the lime zest, tarragon and crab meat in a bowl. In another bowl mix the remaining crème fraîche with the lime juice, honey and wholegrain mustard to make a dressing.

    3. Divide the salad leaves, green beans, apple, avocado, salad onion and celery between 2 plates. Drizzle over the dressing and top with the crab meat. Serve immediately with the toasted sourdough.

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