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Crab Pasta Salad

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  Pasta twists 12 Ounce (350 Grams)
  Red pepper 1 Small, seeded and finely chopped
  Canned white crab meat 12 Ounce, drained (2 Cans Of 6 Ounce Or 175 Grams Each)
  Cherry tomatoes 4 Ounce, halved (115 Grams)
  Cucumber 1⁄4 , halved, seeded and sliced into crescent
  Lemon juice 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Low fat yogurt 1⁄2 Pint (300 Milliliter Or 1 1/4 Cup)
  Celery sticks 2 , finely chopped
  Horseradish cream 2 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dijon mustard 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sweet tomato pickle/Chutney 30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
  Black pepper To Taste
  Salt To Taste
  Fresh basil 1 Tablespoon (For Garnish)

1. Cook the pasta in a large pan of boiling, salted water, according to the instructions on the packet, until al dente. Drain and rinse thoroughly under cold water.
2. Cover the chopped red pepper with boiling water and leave to stand for 1 minute. Drain and rinse under cold water. Pat dry on kitchen paper.
3. Drain the crab meat and pick over carefully for pieces of shell. Put into a bowl with the halved tomatoes and sliced cucumber. Season with salt and pepper and sprinkle with lemon juice.
4. To make the dressing, add the red pepper to the yogurt, with the celery, horseradish cream, paprika, mustard and sweet tomato pickle or chutney. Mix the pasta with the dressing and transfer to a serving dish. Spoon the crab mixture on top and garnish with fresh basil.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 906 Calories from Fat 84

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.9%

Saturated Fat 1.3 g6.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 157.2 mg52.4%

Sodium 1277 mg53.2%

Total Carbohydrates 147 g49.2%

Dietary Fiber 9.3 g37.2%

Sugars 24.2 g

Protein 53 g106.7%

Vitamin A 72.6% Vitamin C 164.3%

Calcium 27% Iron 23.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Crab Pasta Salad Recipe