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Seafood Pasta Salad

Rated as 4.45 out of 5 Stars

"Something different that's great for picnics. My family begs for it all year!"
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Ingredients

5 h 35 m servings 436 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; rinse under cold water until cool and drain.
  2. While pasta is cooking, chop celery and crabmeat. Run hot water over peas to defrost.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, sugar, vinegar, milk, salt and pepper. Add the pasta, celery and crabmeat and stir until evenly coated. Adjust the salt, sugar or mayonnaise to suit your taste. Chill several hours before serving.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 436 calories; 22.9 g fat; 46.4 g carbohydrates; 11.3 g protein; 22 mg cholesterol; 962 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Just like seafood salad should taste. I used Medium seashell pasta. Definitely double dressing and add 2nd half just before serving for a creamy salad. (remember don't over cook pasta as it w...

Most helpful critical review

This was very dry with little flavor. :(

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Just like seafood salad should taste. I used Medium seashell pasta. Definitely double dressing and add 2nd half just before serving for a creamy salad. (remember don't over cook pasta as it w...

Great salad with or without crab meat. Used mediuam shells, added more celery, 1/2 red and green bell pepper and sliced olives. Used cider vinegar instead of the white and no milk at all with re...

A good recipe overall. I found it to be a bit on the dry side, so I adjusted the dressing to suit my taste. It is definately a keeper. I think this salad would also be great with shrimp and mayb...

The base was tasty. It needed a bit more spice for us. I added Old Bay, garlic & red onions with a bit of non fat sour cream to the mayo.

Made this the night before for lunch and it was very easy, tasty and quick! I omitted the celery because I didn't have any and I added a little more salt and pepper but other than that kept ever...

This was very tasty. I would double the dressing portion and wait until it has chilled for a while to see if more is needed. I threw mine out too soon and wished I hadn't. (The pasta absorbs alo...

Excellent salad! I used fat free mayo and skim milk and it didn't effect the flavor at all. I will make this again.

This is a great recipe. I added some steamed shrimp and fresh mozzarella cubes to it and it was awesome.

This is a very good pasta salad. I particularly liked the dressing. I made it exactly as directed and dont think I would change a thing.