This crab pasta salad, chock-full of crunchy bites and fresh crab and smothered in a tangy sauce, is perfect for a summer potluck or picnic. It's worth seeking out good-quality crabmeat from the fish counter for this recipe to really let the flavor shine.

Sarah Epperson
Source:, February 2020


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Rinse with cold water; transfer to a large bowl. Stir in crabmeat, celery, scallions and bell pepper.

  • Combine mayonnaise, lemon juice, mustard, Worcestershire, Old Bay and pepper in a small bowl; add to the pasta mixture and toss to coat. Refrigerate, covered, for at least 30 minutes or up to 3 days.


To make ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days.

Nutrition Facts

330.3 calories; protein 17.9g 36% DV; carbohydrates 38.4g 12% DV; exchange other carbs 2.5; dietary fiber 5.7g 23% DV; sugars 2.5g; fat 12.9g 20% DV; saturated fat 2g 10% DV; cholesterol 60.8mg 20% DV; vitamin a iu 811.6IU 16% DV; vitamin c 31mg 52% DV; folate 78.8mcg 20% DV; calcium 89mg 9% DV; iron 2.7mg 15% DV; magnesium 91.7mg 33% DV; potassium 403.3mg 11% DV; sodium 540.6mg 22% DV; thiamin -1mg -100% DV.