Lean and Green Low-Carb Lobster Roll

OPTAVIA Counts:
  • 1
    Lean
  • 3
    Green
  • 2
    Healthy Fat
  • 1
    Condiment
Low-Carb Lobster Roll
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A unique twist on this New England native favorite made of lobster meat served on grilled romaine lettuce leaf as a low-carb substitute to the standard roll. With a healthy filling of butter, lemon juice, salt and black pepper and olive oil mayonnaise you can get your lobster fill without the added calories!

Would your family eat
American
food at almost every meal? Complete this lean and green
Low-Carb Lobster Roll
recipe and you will have made a
American
meal that is both delicious and on plan!

 

Difficulty
Medium
Servings
2
Cooking Time
5 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes

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Lean & Green Low-Carb Lobster Roll Ingredients

  • 4 large Romaine Lettuce
  • 1 tbsp Unsalted Butter Melted
  • 1/3 cup Plain Non-Fat Greek Yogurt
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil Mayonnaise
  • 1 stalk Celery FInely Chopped
  • 2 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tbsp Fresh Chives Chopped
  • 1/4 tsp Old Bay Seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp Salt (optional)*
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper (optional)*
  • 12 oz Cooked Lobster

Lean & Green Low-Carb Lobster Roll Instructions

  1. Preheat grill or oven broiler to 400.
  2. Slice romaine lettuce hearts in half lengthwise and remove a few of the inner leaves from each half to create a boat-like shape for the lobster filling.
  3. Lightly coat the insides and edges of each "boat" with butter and grill or broil to slightly char and bring out the flavors of the lettuce. (2-3 minutes max)
  4. In a medium-sized bowl, mix remaining ingredients except for the lobster mean. Once ingredients are well combined, fold in the lobster meat until completely coated.
  5. Divide lobster mixture evenly among the boats, garnish with a lemon wedge and serve immediately!

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HI! I absolutely love the idea of the lobster roll but cannot get down past the taste of greek yogurt.  Is there a suitable substitute that wouldn't change the counts too much?

 

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