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

Reviews for Crab Pasta Salad

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Joscy User ID: 2694585 79463
Reviewed Aug. 9, 2014

"My husband devours this salad!"

missmarley User ID: 7042231 36339
Reviewed Jul. 7, 2013


KitchenQueen60 User ID: 3758584 47466
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."

vewebber58 User ID: 998755 54059
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.