Aunt-Aunt's Pasta Salad With a Twist

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Total Time
2 hrs
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A work acquaintance shared her recipe it was great, but I integrated my own flavor. My family won’t stop asking for it, hope you enjoy also. Prep time maybe shorter, but I extremely dislike knife work.

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  • 1 12-2 cups imitation crabmeat
  • 1 cup cooked shrimp (cut in halves)
  • 1 (8 ounce) can black olives (coarsely chopped)
  • 12 cherry tomatoes (cut in halves)
  • 1 small red bell pepper (coarsely chopped)
  • 1 small yellow bell pepper (coarsely chopped)
  • 2 cups broccoli (coarsely chopped)
  • 14 cup carrot (grated)
  • 1 small red onion (coarsely chopped)
  • 1 cucumber (peeled and chopped)
  • salt and pepper (to taste)
  • 2 -3 teaspoons dill weed
  • 2 -3 teaspoons italian seasoning mix
  • 1 (12 ounce) bottle Italian salad dressing


  1. Cook Pasta following directions on box and cool the pasta.
  2. Combine all ingredients well.
  3. This should sit at least 30 minutes, but its best if it can sit overnight.