The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas


June 22, 2013

COOKING WITH SIMON: Enjoy local flavor with great Texas ingredients



In a bowl combine the egg, mayonnaise, mustard, salt, pepper, lemon juice and parsley. Carefully fold in the crabmeat, corn and breadcrumbs. Form crab mixture into loose cakes. Heat a skillet over medium heat with two tablespoons of oil. Add the cakes and brown on each side. Cook about five minutes on each side and be careful when turning.



1 cup tomato, cut in to small cubes

1 cup cooked beets, cut into small cubes

1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, sliced

1 tablespoon sliced almond

1/4 cup fresh goat cheese

8 leaves of romaine lettuce


In a bowl combine the first five ingredients and toss together. Place two romaine leaves on each plate and top with the other ingredients. Top with a vinaigrette dressing and serve with crab cakes.


Simon Webster is the Executive Chef of Sabor a Pasion Country House & Bistro a multi-faceted dining destination just outside Palestine. For more information go to or call 903-729-9500.


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