My Crab Pasta Salad Delight

Connie Brannen


I was in the kitchen one day and put this recipe together from just wanting something new,and I am hooked on it now,as I have this passion for pasta.


★★★★★ 2 votes

5 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 bag(s)
    imatatation crab meat
  • 1 bottle
    raspberry walnut vinegerete salad dressing
  • 1 box
    macaroni, dry
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 can(s)
    black olives
  • 1 tsp
    basil, dried

How to Make My Crab Pasta Salad Delight


  1. Boil water and add in 3 cups of dry macaroni or penne etc. and noodle that you prefer.Add 1 tsp salt into pot.Cook pasta aldente which is 8 min, if you like yours a little firm,longer cooking time if not.Drain off water in collander.
  2. Put pasta in large bowl.Add 3 TBSP mayo and 1/2 tsp of black pepper.Toss around.Use your raspberry walnut vinegarette as just squirt over salad,about 1/3 cup. Open your pkg of imitation crab meat and put over top of salad as is,right out of the pkg.
  3. Open can of black olives sliced already for you or you do the slicing of the whole can of olives and shake over salad.Next lift and toss gently and refrigerate for 2 hours to marinate your flavors into the pasta noddles.Now the BEST part.Enjoy till your heart,s content.And there will be leftovers to dive into again.

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About My Crab Pasta Salad Delight

Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #crab

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