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Seafood Pasta Salad Recipe
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Seafood Pasta Salad

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"Something different that's great for picnics. My family begs for it all year!"

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    25 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins
  • READY IN

    5 hrs 35 mins

Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; rinse under cold water until cool and drain.
  2. While pasta is cooking, chop celery and crabmeat. Run hot water over peas to defrost.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, sugar, vinegar, milk, salt and pepper. Add the pasta, celery and crabmeat and stir until evenly coated. Adjust the salt, sugar or mayonnaise to suit your taste. Chill several hours before serving.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Aug 17, 2005

Just like seafood salad should taste. I used Medium seashell pasta. Definitely double dressing and add 2nd half just before serving for a creamy salad. (remember don't over cook pasta as it will absorb even more of dressing and make salad dry).

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Jul 19, 2011

This was very dry with little flavor. :(

 
May 26, 2008

Great salad with or without crab meat. Used mediuam shells, added more celery, 1/2 red and green bell pepper and sliced olives. Used cider vinegar instead of the white and no milk at all with regular lite mayo. Decided with that much pasta would need more dressing, so added a cup of lite miracle whip. I like alot of spices, so added garlic powder, onion powder, a pinch of cumin, lots of paprika and pepper. Make sure the dressing is to your liking before adding to the pasta and vegs. Keeps well in the frig for a few days and just keeps getting better and better! Delicious!

 
Sep 08, 2003

A good recipe overall. I found it to be a bit on the dry side, so I adjusted the dressing to suit my taste. It is definately a keeper. I think this salad would also be great with shrimp and maybe some sliced black olives and a bit of green onion.I will play with it.

 
Feb 10, 2011

Made this the night before for lunch and it was very easy, tasty and quick! I omitted the celery because I didn't have any and I added a little more salt and pepper but other than that kept everything the same!

 
May 03, 2005

The base was tasty. It needed a bit more spice for us. I added Old Bay, garlic & red onions with a bit of non fat sour cream to the mayo.

 
Sep 24, 2003

Excellent salad! I used fat free mayo and skim milk and it didn't effect the flavor at all. I will make this again.

 
Sep 13, 2004

This was very tasty. I would double the dressing portion and wait until it has chilled for a while to see if more is needed. I threw mine out too soon and wished I hadn't. (The pasta absorbs alot of the moisture). Will make again!!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 436 kcal
  • 22%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 46.4 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol
  • 22 mg
  • 7%
  • Fat
  • 22.9 g
  • 35%
  • Fiber
  • 2.6 g
  • 11%
  • Protein
  • 11.3 g
  • 23%
  • Sodium
  • 962 mg
  • 38%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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