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Caribbean Crabmeat Pasta Salad

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

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 25 min
  • 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

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.

Nutrition Info

The Quick Take:

  • Calories 270
  • Fat 6g
  • Saturated Fat 1/2g
  • Sodium 430mg

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
430mg
430%;
Total Carbohydrate
43g
43%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
11g
11%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%;
Vitamin C
80%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
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 Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Did You Know?

Expert Tips

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

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.

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We calculated the nutrition of this recipe at the time it was created on 01/08/2013. NOTE: We do not include optional ingredients in our calculations. If concerned about gluten-free, non-dairy, vegetarian or vegan status, always read ingredient labels to make sure each recipe ingredient meets requirements. Products and ingredient sources can change.

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
430mg
430%;
Total Carbohydrate
43g
43%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
11g
11%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%;
Vitamin C
80%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
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 Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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