Summer Shrimp Pasta Recipe

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Summer Shrimp Pasta

Brenda Randall


If you love shrimp and you love ranch dressing- then do not hesitate to make this for all occasions. I am always asked to make this for pot luck dinners and picnics !!!!

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1 Hr


15 Min


No-Cook or Other


2 lb
boiled -peeled ( or pre-cooked) shrimp
medium red onion ( well minced )
1 pt
grape tomatoes ( sliced in halves )
1 medium
cucumber-peeled and quartered and sliced
1 bottle
ranch dressing mix (i like buttermilk style)
1/2 c
1 pkg
hidden valley dry ranch dressing mix
1/4 Tbsp
lemon juice
1/8 tsp
season salt and pepper
1 box
sea shell pasta (cooked al dente and drained)

Directions Step-By-Step

Prepare shrimp and sea shell pasta(if not pre-cooked) Boil pasta until just al dente- drain and cool. Chop each shrimp into 2-3 pieces for the salad.Add lemon juice to shrimp in large plastic container with a lid. add cooked pasta to shrimp.
Pre cut the red onion- I process in chopped until finely minced. Cut the cucumber into bite-size pieces and also cut the grape tomatoes into halves or thirds. Add to shrimp.
Mix the salad dressing and mayonnaise and the dry Hidden Valley Ranch dressing together and then pour on to the salad mixture and mix together and chill in refrigerator for 2 hours or overnight.(stir all again before serving for even distribution of ranch dressing.)

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy