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Easy Crab Pasta Salad

 Easy Crab Pasta Salad
My mother shared this recipe with me. It's one of my standby meals for a light summer lunch.
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 2/3 cup uncooked spiral pasta
  • 1/2 cup crabmeat, drained, flaked and cartilage removed or 1 cup imitation crabmeat
  • 1/3 cup broccoli florets
  • 3 tablespoons chopped seeded tomato
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green pepper
  • 1 tablespoon sliced green onion
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon prepared Italian salad dressing
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated Parmesan cheese


  • Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold
  • water. In a bowl, combine the pasta, crab, broccoli, tomato, green
  • pepper and green onion. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise,
  • salad dressing and Parmesan cheese. Pour over salad mixture; toss
  • gently to coat. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: One serving (1 cup) equals 148 calories, 2 g fat (0 saturated fat), 33 mg cholesterol, 410 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 10 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 lean meat, 1 vegetable.