Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 0 mins

This is an awesome pasta salad! The only pasta salad my husband ever requests. The original recipe was a shrimp salad, but I like crab better. When I double the recipe I sometimes use half crab and half lobster and that is really good also.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare shells, drain.
  2. In a large bowl, combine shells, flaked crab and cucumber.
  3. In a small bowl, blend mayo, sour cream, horseradish sauce, onion, seasoned salt and pepper.
  4. Add to shells mixture.
  5. Toss to coat.
  6. Chill thoroughly.
  7. Toss gently before serving.
Most Helpful

Loved this, the added horseradish gave it a real zing, loved it thank you for sharing. I used surimi and gnocchi shaped pasta.

Evie* December 02, 2011

A delightful summer pasta salad. I used 1/3 cup mayo and 1/3 cup miracle whip. My entire family loved this salad and I will be making this again. Thanks for posting a great recipe.

BoxO'Wine August 25, 2003

This was a cream crab salad but I thought it needed a bit more flavour so I added some seafood seasoning as well. A nice salad though

oriana January 05, 2005