Tangy Catalina Pasta Salad


Tangy pasta salad with Catalina dressing, canned tuna and shrimp, and crunchy fresh vegetables.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 1 (16 ounce) package elbow macaroni

  • 1 (6 ounce) can small shrimp, drained

  • 1 (5 ounce) can tuna, drained and flaked

  • 1 medium green bell pepper, chopped

  • ¾ cup chopped celery

  • ¼ cup chopped onion

  • 4 tablespoons Catalina salad dressing

  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise, or to taste

  • 1 ½ tablespoons sweet pickle relish

  • 1 pinch garlic salt


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook elbow macaroni in the boiling water, stirring occasionally, until tender yet firm to the bite, about 8 minutes; drain. Run pasta under cold water to chill, then drain again.

  2. Transfer pasta to a large bowl. Add shrimp, onions, bell pepper, celery, onion, Catalina dressing, mayonnaise, relish, and garlic salt; mix until well combined.


Substitute your favorite vegetables if desired. You can increase or decrease the quantity used based on your preferences.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

331 Calories
8g Fat
47g Carbs
17g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 331
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 11%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Cholesterol 43mg 14%
Sodium 230mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 47g 17%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 17g
Vitamin C 13mg 66%
Calcium 34mg 3%
Iron 3mg 16%
Potassium 270mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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