Rotini Pasta Salad Recipe

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A great summer salad that can be served as a side dish or a stand-alone meal. The crab meat, broccoli, and tomatoes all contribute to the irresistible flavor of this salad recipe. This recipe calls for rotini pasta but other pasta shapes could be substituted.
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  • 8 ounces rotini noodles
  • 2 cups broccoli flouretts
  • 8 ounces chopped imitation crab meat
  • 1/2 cup green onions, chopped
  • 1 cup roma tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups mayonnaise
  • 1 cup Zesty Italian salad dressing
  • 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste
20 mins
20 mins
3 hrs
  • Bring three quarts of water to a boil. Add rotini noodles and boil until just tender. Remove noodles with a slotted strainer, place into a colander and rinse.
  • Place the broccoli into the noodle water and boil until the broccoli turns a bright green; drain.
  • Place noodles, broccoli, crab meat, onions, tomatoes, mayonnaise, salad dressing, and Parmesan cheese into a large bowl. Stir gently until completely combined.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Cover and refrigerate for two hours for the flavors to combine.
  • May need to add more mayonnaise and salad dressing, if it looks too dry after being refrigerated.
Note: This recipe doubles easily and is a great one to take to barbecues.
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"Rotini Pasta Salad was very good. Thanks for a great recipe. :-)"
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