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    Kittencal's Seafood Pasta Salad

    Kittencal's Seafood Pasta Salad. Photo by FrenchBunny

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    25 mins

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    Kittencalskitchen's Note:

    The amounts listed are only a guideline you may adjust all amounts to taste, fresh lemon juice only please, use fresh cooked crab meat or imitation, whatever you prefer to use, if using previously frozen then thawed shrimp hand squeeze out all excess moisture from the shrimp before using in the salad, plan ahead there is a chilling time before serving.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

    Units: US | Metric

    • 226.79 g package dry small shell pasta
    • 453.59 g small cooked shrimp (chopped or left whole)
    • 453.59 g cooked crabmeat (can use imitation crab meat)
    • 1 large stalk celery, diced
    • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
    • 2 large green onions, chopped
    • 354.88 ml finely cubed provolone cheese (or use mozzarella cheese or cheese of choice)
    • 118.29 ml frozen peas, thawed (optional, or can use 1/3 cup sliced black olives)
    • 118.29 ml mayonnaise (such as Hellman's mayonnaise)
    • 118.29 ml salad dressing (such as Miracle Whip salad dressing)
    • 118.29 ml sour cream
    • 2.46-4.92 ml garlic powder
    • 44.37 ml fresh lemon juice
    • 4.92 ml Old Bay Seasoning (or use more)
    • salt & freshly ground black pepper (to taste)
    • hot sauce (to taste, such as Louisiana hot sauce or Tabasco sauce)
    • whipping cream (use only if needed)

    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a pot cook the shell pasta in boiling water until al dente (leave slightly firm, do not over cook) drain, then rinse the pasta under cold water then allow to drain very well then transfer to a large bowl.
    2. 2
      Add in cooked shrimp, crab meat, celery, red bell pepper, green onions, cubed mozzarella cheese and thawed peas or black olives (if using) toss to combine.
    3. 3
      In a bowl whisk together the mayonnaise with salad dressing, sour cream, garlic powder, lemon juice and Old Bay seasoning (start with 1 teaspoon Old Bay and add in more to taste) pour over the salad and toss to combine, then mix in the hot sauce.
    4. 4
      Season with salt and fresh ground black pepper.
    5. 5
      If the salad is too dry for your liking then mix in some whipping cream or more mayonnaise.
    6. 6
      Cover and chill for at least 4 hours or more before serving (the longer chilling time the better).

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 21, 2009

      55

      I made this the other night for supper. I thought it was good but when I had it for lunch the next day it was even better. I omitted the hot sauce, red pepper and next time I won't use as much Old Bay Seasoning. I not crazy for the taste of Old Bay. This is a keeper for sure. Thanks again.

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    • on July 08, 2009

      45

      I made this for the 4th of July and everybody liked it. One of my guests, a graduate of culinary school, (oohlala :) gave it a big thumbs up. I used 1 tblsp of Old Bay, but followed everything else as given. I'm making it for the office potluck tomorrow. Thanks for another winner, Kitten.

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    • on July 03, 2009

      55

      A delicious Pasta Salad with Seafood! :) I made this for our Fourth of July BBQ tomorrow, and found that we liked a little more Old Bay than called for, and (I think because I didn't have Salad Dressing) that it needed a little bit of sweetness. We added a smidgen of Splenda to get that flavor. Really tasty! Thank you! This serves as our representation of the line "From Sea to Shining Sea" from "America the Beautiful."

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    Nutritional Facts for Kittencal's Seafood Pasta Salad

    Serving Size: 1 (254 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 425.2
     
    Calories from Fat 157
    37%
    Total Fat 17.5 g
    26%
    Saturated Fat 7.6 g
    38%
    Cholesterol 170.6 mg
    56%
    Sodium 1065.6 mg
    44%
    Total Carbohydrate 31.7 g
    10%
    Dietary Fiber 1.9 g
    7%
    Sugars 4.6 g
    18%
    Protein 34.3 g
    68%

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    Old Bay Seasoning

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