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Vegetarian Keto “Crab” Cakes

Crab cakes can easily be made keto with a simple swap for bread crumbs, but today we are going even further to make a keto crab cake that is crab-less! That’s right, a vegetarian-friendly crab cake with absolutely zero meat that still achieves that flakey interior and a crisp buttery crust! Recipe from ruled.me
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Dinners + Mains
Cuisine American
Servings 3
Calories 372 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 can hearts of palm drained
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise or olive/avocado/coconut oil
  • 1 tsp Old Bay seasoning
  • 1 tbsp parsley
  • 1/4 cup almond flour
  • 1 large egg beaten or "flax" egg
  • 1 tbsp onion diced
  • 1 tsp butter or olive/avocado/coconut oil
  • 3 tbsp almond meal
  • 2 tbsp parmesan cheese or nutritional yeast
  • 4 tbsp avocado oil

Instructions
 

  • Drain the hearts of palm. Using a fork, shred the pieces until they resemble crab meat.
  • Mix in the Old Bay, mayonnaise, almond flour, beaten egg, and parsley to combine.
  • In a skillet heat the butter over medium heat and sauté the diced onion until translucent then gently fold into the hearts of palm mixture.
  • Place the almond meal and Parmesan cheese in a shallow dish. Mix together. Separate the mixture into six equal balls roll. Press into the mixture so that each ball is flattened into a patting and covered with the coating.
  • Place each patty on a baking sheet, top with any remaining coating.
  • Preheat a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the avocado oil. Fry each patty, two at a time, turning carefully to brown each side. Serve hot.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Vegetarian Keto “Crab” Cakes
Amount per Serving
Calories
372
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
37
g
57
%
Saturated Fat
 
6
g
38
%
Cholesterol
 
72
mg
24
%
Sodium
 
148
mg
6
%
Potassium
 
23
mg
1
%
Carbohydrates
 
5
g
2
%
Fiber
 
2
g
8
%
Sugar
 
1
g
1
%
Protein
 
7
g
14
%
Vitamin A
 
264
IU
5
%
Vitamin C
 
2
mg
2
%
Calcium
 
88
mg
9
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword American, Dinners + Mains
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