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summer shrimp pasta

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a recipe by
Brenda Randall
fort lauderdale, FL

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 !!!!

★★★★★ 1
serves 12
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 15 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For summer shrimp pasta

  • 2 lb
    boiled -peeled ( or pre-cooked) shrimp
  • 1
    medium red onion ( well minced )
  • 1 pt
    grape tomatoes ( sliced in halves )
  • 1 md
    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)

How To Make summer shrimp pasta

  • 1
    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.
  • 2
    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.
  • 3
    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.)