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Shrimp Pasta Salad

Makes: 10 to 12 servings
Prep 30 mins Chill 2 hrs
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)
  • Servings Per Recipe 10,
  • cal. (kcal) 308,
  • Fat, total (g) 13,
  • chol. (mg) 133,
  • sat. fat (g) 2,
  • carb. (g) 29,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 3,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 7,
  • fiber (g) 2,
  • sugar (g) 7,
  • pro. (g) 18,
  • vit. A (IU) 486,
  • vit. C (mg) 21,
  • sodium (mg) 280,
  • calcium (mg) 50,
  • iron (mg) 3,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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