Keep your kitchen cool this summer with our Crab Caprese recipe! This quick meal of lump crab meat & basil vinaigrette over mozzarella and tomatoes is easy to prep and even easier to enjoy.
Recipe submitted by: Thomas M. from Charlotte, NC for the Phillips Crab Meat Recipe Contest.
1 lb. Phillips crab meat
2 Tbsp. basil, very finely chopped
4 Tbsp. lemon juice
2 tsp. grainy Dijon mustard
1/2 tsp. kosher salt
1/2 tsp. black pepper, freshly ground
1/2 tsp. white sugar
16 tomato slices, ½” thick
16 fresh mozzarella slices, ½” thick
8 crusty sourdough bread slices, 1” thick
9 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil, divided