Seafood Pasta Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


10 servings

Updated: Sep. 22, 2022
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.


  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

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