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Crab Pasta Salad Recipe

Crab Pasta Salad Recipe

This salad has a very good blend of flavors. It's easy to make and especially delicious on a hot day.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups uncooked medium shell pasta
  • 1-1/2 cups imitation crabmeat, chopped
  • 1 cup fresh broccoli florets
  • 1/2 cup diced green pepper
  • 1/2 cup quartered cherry tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • DRESSING:
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup creamy Italian salad dressing
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • 1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water. Place in a large bowl. Stir in crab, broccoli, green pepper, tomatoes and onions.
  • 2. For dressing, combining dressing ingredients; pour over salad and gently toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 2-4 hours. Yield: 4-6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 370 calories, 20 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 14 mg cholesterol, 488 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 11 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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