Caribbean Crabmeat Salad Recipe
This tart, sweet salad adds a delightful blend of colors and flavors to any table. —Patrisha Thompson, Sterling, Colorado
- 3 cups uncooked tricolor spiral pasta
- 1 can (20 ounces) pineapple tidbits, drained
- 3/4 pound imitation crabmeat, chopped
- 1 large sweet red pepper, diced
- 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
- 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
- 3 tablespoons lime juice
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1 teaspoon grated lime peel
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a serving bowl, combine the pineapple, crab, red and jalapeno peppers and cilantro.
- 2. Drain and rinse pasta in cold water; add to crab mixture. In a small bowl, whisk the remaining ingredients. Pour over salad and toss to coat. Chill until serving. Yield: 13 servings (3/4 cup each).
3/4 cup equals 148 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 193 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 2 starch.
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