Shrimp Pasta Salad
- Makes: 10 to 12 servings
- Prep 30 mins
- Chill 2 hrs
Just about any shape of pasta does the trick when you prepare this seafood pasta main dish for friends and family.
dried campanelle pasta, spaghetti, or bow-ties (about 3 cups)
cooked, peeled, and deveined shrimp
chopped red onion
chopped green sweet pepper
2 1/4 -
sliced pitted ripe olives, drained
roma tomatoes, cut into thin wedges
recipe Citrus Vinaigrette (see recipe below) or 1-1/4 cups bottled Italian salad dressing
- Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Rinse with cold water; drain again.
- In a large bowl combine pasta, shrimp, celery, onion, sweet pepper, and olives. Stir in tomato wedges. Pour Citrus Vinaigrette over pasta mixture and toss gently to coat. Cover and chill for 2 to 24 hours. Stir before serving. Makes 10 to 12 servings.
snipped fresh thyme or 1 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
ground black pepper
- In a screw-top jar combine grapefruit juice, salad oil, honey, snipped fresh thyme, salt, and ground black pepper. Cover and shake well to mix.
(Shrimp Pasta Salad)Servings Per Recipe 10, carb. (g) 29, Fat, total (g) 13, chol. (mg) 133, sat. fat (g) 2, sodium (mg) 280, Monounsaturated fat (g) 3, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 7, fiber (g) 2, cal. (kcal) 308, sugar (g) 7, iron (mg) 3, calcium (mg) 50, vit. C (mg) 21, vit. A (IU) 486, pro. (g) 18