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Simple Crab Pasta Salad - Recipe

A quick-and-easy crab salad you can throw together when you need a tasty dish to serve. This salad can be served as a side dish or as a main course for a light and simple meal.
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Simple Crab Pasta Salad Recipe
  • Prepare the pasta according to directions on the package; drain and rinse with cold water.
  • Dice the crab meat into bite size pieces; then dice the celery into small pieces. Drain the juice off the olives.
  • Combine the pasta and all other ingredients together in a large bowl; stir in the 3/4 cup of mayonnaise.
  • Stir until all ingredients are evenly coated with the mayonnaise. If salad seems a little dry, add 1 or 2 more tablespoons of mayonnaise.
  • Place in the refrigerator and allow to chill before serving.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 6
-12 ounces small shell pasta
-8 ounces imitation crab meat
-1 stalk celery
-1 can sliced black olives
-1 teaspoon dried onion flakes
-1 teaspoon tarragon
-1 teaspoon dill weed
-1/2 teaspoon salt
-1/8 teaspoon pepper
-3/4 cup mayonnaise plus 1 or 2 more tablespoons if needed