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Black Bean & Crab Pasta Salad

Black Bean and Crab pasta salad recipe

Black Bean & Crab Pasta Salad

This is a winner at any party!


  • 1 Pound of pasta of your choice rotini is a recommendation
  • 1 cup can 14 oz black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 pounds Lump Crab Meat Florida Blue Crab is perfect!
  • 1/3 cups fine chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup Creamy Italian Dressing or Greek dressing


  • Cook pasta and drain thoroughly (don’t overcook).
  • In a separate bowl mix dressing and spices. Mix thoroughly.
  • Add pasta, beans, onions and in a large mixing bowl. Top with dressing and gently mix together. Fold in crab gently. Refrigerate and add more dressing if necesary.


You can add many modifications to this recipe. Use shrimp, substitute chick peas, add parmesan cheese and even corn adds some sweetness.