Lobster Roll

This fantasic lobster roll has the two key ingredients: lots of succulent lobster and a soft, toasted whole-grain bun.

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A great lobster roll has two key ingredients: lots of succulent lobster and a soft, toasted whole-grain bun. Inspired by LA’s Lobsta Truck, born out of a New England road trip, we’ve lightened up the mayo schmear but managed to keep all the classic flavor intact.

And ounce for ounce, lobster is lower in fat and calories than boneless, skinless chicken breast (90 calories versus 160 calories in a 3 1/2-oz serving). Lobster is also rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which help to lower cholesterol and may reduce your risk of heart disease. So it’s not only delicious, it’s good for you!

Lobster Roll Recipe

Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
15 min
30 min


  • 2 tbsp low-fat olive oil mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 scallion or green onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh dill
  • 12 oz cooked and chilled lobster meat, cut into 1/2-inch chunks
  • Sea salt and fresh ground black pepper, to taste
  • 4 whole-wheat top-cut hot dog buns


  1. In a large bowl, combine mayonnaise, yogurt, scallion, lemon juice and dill. With a rubber spatula, fold in lobster and season with salt and pepper. Cover and refrigerate until needed. (NOTE: Mixture may be prepared in advance and refrigerated overnight.)
  2. Preheat oven to 400°F. Place buns on a baking sheet and toast for 4 to 6 minutes or until light golden brown. Scoop lobster mixture into buns, dividing evenly. Serve immediately.

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Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size 1 roll and 1/2 cup lobster mixture
  • Calories 226
  • Carbohydrate Content 25 g
  • Cholesterol Content 61 mg
  • Fat Content 4.5 g
  • Fiber Content 3 g
  • Protein Content 22 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 1 g
  • Sodium Content 417 mg
  • Sugar Content 3 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat Content 0 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content 0 g