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seafood pasta salad

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Joyce Boettcher
Minneapolis, MN

Quick and easy pasta salad. I prefer to use the vegetable rotini as it gives the dish more color. I prefer this pasta salad cold but can be eaten hot. I have also listed a healthier version is to use Italian salad dressing place of the Miracle Whip.

(1 rating)
yield 4 -6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For seafood pasta salad

  • 1 pkg
    rotini pasta (16 oz. pkg)
  • 1 pkg
    peas, frozen (16 oz. pkg)
  • 1 lb
    imitation crabmeat
  • 1/2 jar
    miracle whip

How To Make seafood pasta salad

  • 1
    Cook pasta according to package directions. The last few minutes of cooking the pasta add the peas and finish cooking.
  • 2
    When done cooking, drain and rinse with cold water. Let the mixture cool for approximately an hour, unless you prefer your pasta dish hot.
  • 3
    Cut the imitation crab into bite size chunks. After the pasta has cooled add the artificial crab and mix with Miracle Whip. As as much Miracle Whip as you like.
  • 4
    A lighter alternative is to use Italian salad dressing instead of Miracle Whip.