Creamy Crab and Pasta Salad


Crab pasta salad tossed with a creamy, seasoned sauce and served chilled.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
1 hr
Total Time:
1 hr 30 mins


  • 1 (12 ounce) package uncooked pasta shells

  • ½ cup light sour cream

  • ½ cup light mayonnaise

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon honey mustard

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 pound cooked crabmeat

  • ½ cup diced red bell pepper

  • ½ cup diced green bell pepper

  • ½ cup chopped green onions


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add shells and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender yet firm to the bite, about 9 minutes. Drain.

  2. Mix sour cream, mayonnaise, lemon juice, honey mustard, dill, salt, and pepper together in a bowl until creamy.

  3. Transfer cooked pasta to a large bowl. Add sour cream mixture, crabmeat, bell peppers, and green onions. Toss until well combined, then cover and chill for 1 to 2 hours before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

393 Calories
12g Fat
48g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 393
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 72mg 24%
Sodium 641mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 48g 17%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Protein 26g
Vitamin C 33mg 165%
Calcium 90mg 7%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 536mg 11%

* 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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