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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


  • 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
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup creamy Italian salad dressing
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese


  • 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.

Reviews for Crab Pasta Salad

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Reviewed Aug. 9, 2014

"My husband devours this salad!"

Reviewed Jul. 7, 2013


Reviewed Apr. 25, 2012

"Need to double the dressing recipe;pasta soaked up all the dressing and it was dry. Otherwise it was very tasty."

Reviewed Jun. 18, 2011

"I've been making this for several has commented on how good it was,and everyone loves it."

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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