Tammy's Crab Salad


Barilla® elbow noodles, Hellman's® mayonnaise, frozen peas, imitation crab, and mild Cheddar cheese make for a quick and delicious cold salad that is sure to be a hit at parties!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
3 hrs
Total Time:
3 hrs 25 mins
8 servings


  • ½ (16 ounce) package elbow macaroni (such as Barilla®)

  • ½ (16 ounce) jar mayonnaise (such as Hellman's®)

  • milk, or to taste

  • ¼ cup white sugar

  • 1 pound imitation crabmeat, cut into chunks

  • 12 ounces mild Cheddar cheese, cut into cubes

  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen peas


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook elbow macaroni in the boiling water, stirring occasionally until cooked through but firm to the bite, about 8 minutes. Drain.

  2. Whisk mayonnaise, milk, and sugar together in a bowl until smooth and creamy.

  3. Stir elbow macaroni, crabmeat, Cheddar cheese, and peas together in a large bowl. Pour mayonnaise mixture over crab mixture and stir to coat. Chill in the refrigerator for at least 3 hours.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

588 Calories
38g Fat
42g Carbs
21g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 588
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 38g 48%
Saturated Fat 13g 63%
Cholesterol 67mg 22%
Sodium 947mg 41%
Total Carbohydrate 42g 15%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 21g
Vitamin C 6mg 32%
Calcium 339mg 26%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 223mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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