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Crab Pasta Salad Recipes

Salads may be made in infinite variety. Crab pasta salad recipes are one of them. when you are going to serve some healthy recipes then this greenish dish will definitely come to mind in first priority. This recipe for crab salad makes a fabulous dish for summer or any warm day.

All salad greens, such as lettuce, chicory, endive, romaine, or watercress, should be fresh, crisp, dry and cold. The vegetables give the serving of mixed greens a decent little crunch. A portion of the vegetables that go into this recipe includes green onions and tomatoes. You could include different things also, for example, broccoli florets, green pepper, and black olives.

Ingredients for Pasta Salad Recipes with Italian Dressing

There are 8 ingredients mentioned below for the recipes of cold pasta salad.

  • 2 cups pasta shells (conchiglie rigate or medium shells)
  • 2 cups cooked white crab meat
  • 1 cup sun blushed tomatoes
  • ½ cup green onions, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 fresh chilies, diced
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • ¼ cup coriander leaves


  • ¼ cup creamy Italian salad dressing
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese

Method ( Cold Pasta Salad Recipes)

First of all, you should wash the conchiglie rigate or medium shells pasta before you start cooking. Pick the packets of the pasta and read the instructions and then cook the pasta shells according to the instructions which are mentioned on the packet. When you have finished the cooking pasta, drain and rinse with cold water.

Ingredients for Cold Pasta Salad Recipes

As we mentioned, you can take the cooked white crab meat or you may also cook that meat by self, as you like. So, drain the sun blushed tomatoes then add to the pasta along with the garlic, olive oil, white crab cooked meat and fresh chilies.

Recipes for Pasta Salad with Italian Dressing

Dressings with the leaves

Now, It’s time to serve the crab pasta salad. So, you should wash the green leaves carefully and put on ice in lettuce dryer or in cloth. They should be added just before serving as our recommendation.

Dressings with the Mayonnaise and cheese

You can serve the pasta salad dish with Italian dressing, mayonnaise, and cheese. Take a small bowl combine the parmesan cheese, creamy Italian, and mayonnaise. Mix them until all-around blend and smooth. We recommend you to Pour over salad and toss through the coriander and drizzle with a little extra olive oil if desired.

It is important to cover and refrigerate this pasta salad dish to enable the flavors to mix. I suggest 2-4 hours to make cold salad recipes with Italian dressing.

This salad recipe is quite easy to make and if you are searching for delicious cold pasta salad recipes, this is totally perfect for you. Let’s enjoy!

You can also read Fruit Salad Recipes.

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