Fasta Pasta

The Original Microwave Cooker

Seashell Crab Salad

Serves 4

This recipe lends itself very well to substitutions. Try chicken or shrimp instead of crab. You can substitute pureed sun-dried tomatoes for adobo.

 3 cups medium shell pasta

1 tsp. salt

 1 cup crab meat

2 slices bacon

 1 small tomato

 1 green onion

1 small stalk celery

1/2 cup mayonnaise

 1 tsp. adobo sauce

 salt and pepper to taste



  • Place pasta and salt in cooker
  • Add water to level 4
  • Cook 16-17 mins.


  • Heat a skillet to medium. Add bacon; cook until crisp.
  • While the bacon cooks, dice the tomato, onion and celery. Set aside.
  • In a small bowl whisk together the mayo and adobo sauce.
  • Crumble bacon and set aside.

Back to the Pasta:

  • Remove pasta from microwave; rinse and drain.
  • In a large bowl, combine ingredients and mix well.
  • Salt and pepper to taste,
  • Cover and chill before serving.