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Close up image showing half of a bowl of crab pasta salad with spagheti noodles, creamy dressing, green onions, imitation crab meat etc.
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Crab Pasta Salad

Pasta Salad Loaded with Crab Meat, Peas, Broccoli, Green Pepper and Onion tossed in a creamy dressing!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 200kcal
Author: Julie Evink

Ingredients

  • 8 oz spaghetti
  • 16 oz imitation crabmeat chopped
  • 1 c. frozen peas thawed
  • 1 c. broccoli florets
  • 1/2 c. chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 c. sliced green onion
  • 3/4 c. fat-free mayonnaise
  • 1/3 c. reduced fat Italian salad dressing
  • 3 T grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  • Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water. In a large bowl combine pasta, crab, peas, broccoli, pepper and onion.
  • In a small bowl mix together mayonnaise, salad dressing and cheese. Pour over pasta mixture and toss to coat.
  • Cover and refrigerate 2 hours.

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Notes

EXPERT TIPS!
  • Store this in the refrigerator in an airtight container until ready to serve.
  • This will last 3-5 days in the refrigerator when stored properly.
  • If your salad becomes a little bit dry after sitting for a few days just add a bit more salad dressing to it. You can also toss the noodles in oil after cooking them to reduce how much dressing they will soak up.
  • Do no allow this salad to sit out more than two hours when serving it.
  • If you are letting it sit out at a party we recommend making an ice bath for it by sitting the bowl of salad in another bowl that has ice and water in it to keep it cool.

Nutrition

Calories: 200kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 507mg | Potassium: 235mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 445IU | Vitamin C: 41.2mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 1mg