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Crab Pasta Salad

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
  • Makes
    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


  • 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.
  • For dressing, combining dressing ingredients; pour over salad and gently toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 2-4 hours.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 370 calories, 20g fat (3g saturated fat), 14mg cholesterol, 488mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 11g protein.

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  • Joscy
    Aug 9, 2014

    My husband devours this salad!

  • missmarley
    Jul 7, 2013


  • KitchenQueen60
    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
    Jun 18, 2011

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