Caribbean Crabmeat Pasta Salad

Caribbean Crabmeat Pasta Salad

Betty Crocker's Heart Healthy Cookbook shares a recipe! Add a citrus twist to crabmeat pasta salad with lime that’s perfect for a dinner.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

1:25

Hr:Mins

Makes

6

servings

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
  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.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
“Refreshing, yummy and light tasting.” Pat R.
A Note from the Nutritionist:
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.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 270
    • (Calories from Fat 50),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 430mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 43g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 9g),
  • Protein 11g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.