Cool and refreshing, serve this upscale salad to summertime company.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
chill:
3 hrs to 1 day
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 (main-dish) servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain pasta; rinse with cold water. Drain again.

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  • Meanwhile, cook shrimp, uncovered, in boiling water for 1 to 3 minutes or until shrimp turn opaque, stirring occasionally. Drain shrimp; rinse with cold water. Drain again.

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  • In a large mixing bowl combine pasta, shrimp, red or green sweet pepper, and green onions. Toss to mix.

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  • For dressing, in a screw-top jar combine vinegar, oil, capers, dill or dillweed, garlic, salt, and pepper. Cover and shake well. Pour dressing over pasta mixture. Toss gently to coat. Cover and chill for 3 to 24 hours.

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  • Just before serving, cut the pea pods in half crosswise. Stir pea pods into pasta mixture. If desired, serve on spinach- or lettuce-lined plates. Makes 4 main-dish servings.

Nutrition Facts

231 calories; total fat 8g; saturated fat 1g; cholesterol 131mg; sodium 357mg; carbohydrates 22g; protein 18g.
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