Easy Pasta Salad – Perfect Make-Ahead Dish

Great for potlucks, picnics, or family dinners

Easy Pasta Salad

Terrific for potlucks, picnics, family dinners or company. Super easy to transport, even in a ziplock bag.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Salads & Dressings
Cuisine American


  • 1/2 lb imitation crab
  • 1/2 lb pasta (fusilli, penne)
  • 1/2 cup red bell pepper, chopped
  • Italian dressing
  • poppy seeds
  • celery seeds
  • sesame seeds
  • paprika
  • black pepper


  • Cook pasta according to directions. Drain.
  • In a bowl, mix pasta, crab meat, bell pepper, dressing and seeds.
  • Add paprika for color.
  • Seasons with pepper to taste.
  • Chill.
Keyword crab cakes, healthy salad, pasta

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  1. April 24, 2024

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