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Caribbean Crabmeat Pasta Salad

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 25 min
  • Ingredients 13
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

3
cups uncooked rotelle pasta (8 ounces)
1
teaspoon grated lime peel
3
tablespoons lime juice
2
tablespoons canola or soybean oil
1
tablespoon honey
1/2
teaspoon ground cumin
1/2
teaspoon ground ginger
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
package (8 ounces) refrigerated flake-style imitation crabmeat
1
medium red bell pepper, cut into thin bite-size strips
1
medium mango, peeled, seeded and cubed (about 1 cup)
1/2
to 1 jalapeño chili, seeded and finely chopped
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
9%
Saturated Fat
1/2g
3%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
4%
Sodium
430mg
18%
Potassium
180mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
43g
14%
Dietary Fiber
3g
13%
Sugars
9g
Protein
11g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%
30%
Vitamin C
80%
80%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Expert Tips

“Refreshing, yummy and light tasting.” Pat R.

Add a citrus twist to crabmeat pasta salad with lime that’s perfect for a dinner.

Large, thin and crisp wafer-like crackers are low in calories and a great accompaniment to this flavorful salad. Look for them near the deli cheese case, gourmet foods aisle or snacks section of your supermarket.

Directions

  • 1 Cook and drain pasta as directed on package. Rinse with cold water; drain.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix together lime peel, lime juice, oil, honey, cumin, ginger and salt. Set aside.
  • 3 Gently toss pasta and remaining ingredients in large bowl. Pour dressing over salad; toss gently to coat. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour to blend flavors.
  • 4 Mix all ingredients in small bowl until well blended.

Add a citrus twist to crabmeat pasta salad with lime that’s perfect for a dinner.

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Add a citrus twist to crabmeat pasta salad with lime that’s perfect for a dinner.