This pasta seafood salad recipe uses pasta and imitation crab. If you like imitation crab, this is a great salad idea to add to your recipe box along with potato salads, coleslaw, and chicken salads.
Put a large saucepan to boil over high heat and cook penne pasta according to package directions.
Once cooked, rinse and drain. Set aside.
Meanwhile, combine the crab, mayonnaise, buttermilk, onions, celery, lemon juice, onion powder, garlic powder, lemon seasoning salt, and pepper in a large mixing bowl.
Gently mix until well combined.
Add the cooked pasta and mix until well combined.
Cover with plastic wrap and chill overnight.
When ready to serve, sprinkle over the fresh chopped parsley.