Family Favorite Crab Pasta Salad (Quick & Easy)

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This is a wonderful, tasty, semi-homemade, go-to salad recipe that I use often in the spring and summer. Delicious as a side salad, light lunch or potluck dish when you are asked to bring a salad. Can be made as a light, healthy, low-cal dish by simply swapping out the full-fat mayo with light or fat-free mayo. Feel free to add your own touches! I love this salad. Enjoy!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Method:
Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

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    8 oz. uncooked medium pasta shells
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    1 lb. your favorite prepared creamy coleslaw (or your own recipe)
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    1/2 cup mayonaise
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    1 tbsp. chopped onion
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    1 tsp. dill weed
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    dash of salt & pepper (depending on how salty your coleslaw is)
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    2 cups crab meat, imitation crab meat or small, cooked shrimp

How to Make Family Favorite Crab Pasta Salad (Quick & Easy)

Step-by-Step

  1. So easy! Cook pasta according to package instructions. In large bowl, combine coleslaw, mayo, onion, dill and salt and pepper (if using). Gently stir in crab meat.
  2. Drain pasta and rinse in cold water. Add to coleslaw mixture. Toss to coat. Chill until ready to serve.

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