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Seafood Pasta Salad Recipe

This side dish’s sweet dressing has a bit of kick that combines perfectly with the pasta, seafood and veggies. Elizabeth Halfman of Davenport, Iowa shares the recipe.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:10 servings


  • 8 ounces uncooked spiral pasta
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup Thousand Island salad dressing
  • 3 to 4 drops hot pepper sauce
  • 1 package (8 ounces) imitation crabmeat, chopped
  • 1 package (5 ounces) frozen cooked salad shrimp, thawed
  • 1 cup fresh broccoli florets
  • 1 cup fresh cauliflowerets
  • 1/2 cup diced celery


  • 1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine the mayonnaise, salad dressing and hot pepper sauce. Stir in the crab, shrimp, broccoli, cauliflower and celery.
  • 2. Drain pasta and rinse in cold water. Gently stir into shrimp mixture. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Yield: 10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 253 calories, 13 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 38 mg cholesterol, 352 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 9 g protein.