Lisa’s Summer Crab Pasta Salad Recipe


  • 1 lb box tri-color rotini noodles, cooked per directions on box, drained and completely cooled
  • 8 oz pkg imitation crab, diced small
  • 1 can large black olives, drained
  • 3 green onions, sliced thin
  • 2 stalks celery, diced small
  • 34 baby sweet peppers, chopped small
  • 2 cups shredded mozarella cheese
  • Dressing:
  • 2 cups mayo
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup Italian dressing of your choice
  • 2 TBSP soy sauce
  • 1 TBSP yellow mustard
  • 2 tsp celery salt
  • 1 TBSP Old Bay seasoning
  • 1 TBSP Morton’s Nature Seasoning


In medium bowl, whisk together all dressing ingredients until combined.

In a large bowl, combine the rotini and diced vegetables.

Pour the dressing over the salad mixture and gently stir.

Add the imitation crab, shredded cheese and olives.

Refrigerate at least 3 hours or overnight to bring out the best flavors.