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Crab Pasta Salad

Julie Wunder
Crab Pasta Salad is a delightful light, healthy and delicious pasta salad that's perfect for summer or your next cookout.  Filled with imitation crab meat, crisp celery, bright lemon, onion, and peas and then mixed with an easy and creamy dill spiced Greek yogurt-based dressing.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 213 kcal


For the pasta salad:

  • 8 ounces pasta shells
  • 8 ounces imitation crab meat, flaked
  • ½ cup peas, cooked and cooled
  • ½ cup celery, sliced
  • ¼ cup green onion, sliced

For the dressing:

  • ¾ cup greek yogurt
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 teaspoon old bay
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons dill, chopped
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • Cook the pasta according to package instructions. Drain and rinse with cold water.
  • In a large bowl, mix together the pasta, crab meat, peas, celery and green onion
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the greek yogurt, lemon, old bay, onion powder, garlic powder and dill. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Pour the dressing over the pasta mixture. Serve immediately or store in the fridge covered to serve later. Before serving garnish with additional dill.


This will keep in the fridge for up to 3 days.
If the dressing feels too thick you can add a tablespoon of milk to it.


Calories: 213kcalCarbohydrates: 40gProtein: 11gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 5mgSodium: 233mgPotassium: 215mgFiber: 3gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 196IUVitamin C: 16mgCalcium: 54mgIron: 1mg
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