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Quick Crab Pasta Salad

 Quick Crab Pasta Salad
This medley of crab, pasta and vegetables in a creamy dressing make this a special salad for company as well as everyday. —Estelle Hardin, Kanab, Utah
6-8 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + chilling


  • 2 cups uncooked tricolor spiral pasta
  • 2 cups imitation crabmeat, chopped
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 3/4 teaspoon celery seed
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Pepper to taste
  • 1 cup fresh broccoli florets
  • 1 cup fresh cauliflowerets


  • Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold
  • water. In a bowl, combine the crab, sour cream, mayonnaise, celery
  • seed, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Stir in the pasta, broccoli
  • and cauliflower. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before
  • serving. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.