Creamy Crab Pasta Salad Recipe

Meat and chicken are not the only things with which you can make a salad. Crab meat is another fine option to make it if you are fond of seafood. Creamy Crab Pasta Salad is exactly the kind of dish which will tingle the taste buds of seafood lovers because when its ingredients are blended together, they not only give a fine texture, but also give great taste. In this salad cooked crab meat is tossed with a creamy sauce mixture, pasta shells and various other ingredients, which are then chilled until serving. This makes Creamy Crab Pasta Salad another simple dish to cook which can be prepared in less than 30 minutes. For complete recipe of this dish see this guide in which you will learn how to make a Creamy Crab Pasta Salad.

Preparation Time: 27 minutes
Serving Size:
Large Pot, Bowl & Large Bowl

– 1 (12 ounce) package uncooked pasta shells
– 1/2 cup light sour cream
– 1/2 cup light mayonnaise
– 1 tablespoon lemon juice
– 1 tablespoon honey mustard
– 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
– 1/2 teaspoon salt
– 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
– 1 pound cooked crabmeat
– 1/2 cup diced red bell pepper
– 1/2 cup diced green bell pepper
– 1/2 cup chopped green onions


  • 1

    Boil lightly salted water in a large pot then place pasta shells in it to cook. Sauté these pasta shells for about 10 to 12 minutes or until they give a firm texture. This is when you should drain them out.

  • 2

    Bring a bowl and pour in mayonnaise, honey mustard, dill, sour cream and lemon juice in it and blend them. Then, season it with salt and pepper.

  • 3

    After that take a large bowl and put the cooked pasta, crabmeat, sour cream mixture, green bell pepper, red bell pepper along with green onions and toss them together. Cover this large bowl after tossing the ingredients and place it in the refrigerator to chill.

  • 4

    Serve and enjoy your hearty, healthy meal!

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