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light & easy shrimp & pasta salad

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Recipe by
Jo Schrepfer
Belview, MN

Kelli made this for the 2009 family picnic.

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Ingredients For light & easy shrimp & pasta salad

  • 4 1/2 c
  • 1 1/2 lb
    unpeeled fresh shrimp
  • 1/2 lb
    snow peas or sugar snap peas
  • 1
    16 oz package rusilli or rotini
  • 6
    green onions
  • 4
    medium tomatoes chopped & drained
  • 1/4 c
    chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 c
    wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic salt
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    coarsely ground black pepper
  • 3/4 c
    olive oil

How To Make light & easy shrimp & pasta salad

  • 1
    In a large stock pot, bring water to a boil, add shrimp and cook 3 - 5 min. until shrimp turns pink. Drain well, rinse with cold water. Chill, peel, devein and set aside. Bring large pot of salted water to a boil. Add snow peas and blanch 1 -2 min. Remove with slotted spoon and run under cold water. Cook pasta according to package directions (in the same water) and drain. Rinse with cold water and drain again. In a mixing bowl, combine shrimp, snow peas, cooked pasta, onions, tomatoes and parsley tossing gently. in a seperate small bowl whisk together vinegar, oregano, basil, garlic salt & pepper. Gradullay whisk in the olive oil. Toss with pasta mixture. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving.

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