Italian Flag Shrimp Salad

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Luann Crownover

By
@lucrown

I needed a dish to take to a lunch tomorrow and I just used what I had in my freezer and pantry. This yummy looking salad is the result. I can't wait for tomorrow!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4-6
Prep:
25 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 box
    suddenly salad basil pesto
  • 1/3 c
    water
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 bag(s)
    medium frozen cooked shrimp, tails removed and thawed
  • 1 sm. bag(s)
    frozen peas, thawed
  • 1/2 can(s)
    petite diced tomatoes

How to Make Italian Flag Shrimp Salad

Step-by-Step

  1. Boil pasta as stated on box. Prepare the dressing with the water and olive oil and place in a large bowl.
  2. Drain pasta and rinse with cool water. Add pasta to the bowl with the dressing. Toss gently to coat.
  3. With a slotted spoon, remove half the diced tomatoes from the can and place in bowl with pasta. Pour the remainder of the can in a zip top baggie and freeze for soup or another use later.
  4. Add the shrimp and peas to the bowl of pasta and toss gently to coat all with dressing. Chill for at least 1 hour, but overnitght is best.
  5. May be served as an appetizer, salad or main dish. It would look yummy served in lettuce cups.

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About Italian Flag Shrimp Salad

Regional Style: Italian
Hashtag: #shrimp



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