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Bow Tie Seafood Salad Recipe

Bow Tie Seafood Salad Recipe

"I served this satisfying pasta salad to a group of hospital volunteers who were quick with compliments. It’s brimming with shrimp and imitation crab and accented with dill," shares Lillian Julow, Gainesville, Florida.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling YIELD:32 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds uncooked bow tie pasta
  • 1-1/2 pounds imitation crabmeat, chopped
  • 1 pound frozen cooked salad shrimp, thawed
  • 4 celery ribs, chopped
  • 1 cup finely chopped green onions
  • 1 medium green pepper, diced
  • 4 cups mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup dill pickle relish
  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon dill weed
  • 3/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water. Place in a large bowl; add the crab, shrimp, celery, onions and green pepper.
  • 2. In another bowl, whisk the mayonnaise, pickle relish, mustard, salt, dill and pepper. Pour over pasta mixture and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving. Yield: 32 (1-cup) servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup (prepared with fat-free mayonnaise) equals 217 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 33 mg cholesterol, 686 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 11 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 vegetable, 1 lean meat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.