Shrimp Pasta Salad

Just about any shape of pasta does the trick when you prepare this seafood pasta main dish for friends and family.

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Makes:
10 servings
Prep:
30 mins
Chill:
2 hrs
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Shrimp Pasta Salad

Ingredients
10
ounces dried campanelle pasta, spaghetti, or bow-ties (about 3 cups)
1 1/2
pounds cooked, peeled, and deveined shrimp
1
cup chopped celery
1/2
cup chopped red onion
1/2
cup chopped green sweet pepper
1
2 1/4 ounce can sliced pitted ripe olives, drained
4
roma tomatoes, cut into thin wedges
1
recipe Citrus Vinaigrette (see recipe below) or 1-1/4 cups bottled Italian salad dressing

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Rinse with cold water; drain again.
  2. 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.

Citrus Vinaigrette

Ingredients

3/4
cup grapefruit juice
1/2
cup salad oil
2
tablespoons honey
1
tablespoon snipped fresh thyme or 1 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground black pepper

Directions

  1. In a screw-top jar combine grapefruit juice, salad oil, honey, thyme, salt, and pepper. Cover and shake well to mix.

Nutrition Facts

(Shrimp Pasta Salad)
    Per serving:
  • 308 kcal cal.,
  • 13 g fat
  • (2 g sat. fat,
  • 7 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 3 g monounsatured fat),
  • 133 mg chol.,
  • 280 mg sodium,
  • 29 g carb.,
  • 2 g fiber,
  • 7 g sugar,
  • 18 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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