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Simple Shrimp Pasta Salad Recipe
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Simple Shrimp Pasta Salad

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"A supremely simple Shrimp Pasta salad! It can be whipped up in no time at all and is excellent served with Garlic Cheese Bread!"

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins

    1 hr 30 mins


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil, add pasta and cook until al dente. Rinse under cold water and drain.
  2. In a large bowl combine shrimp, tomato, green pepper, mayonnaise and salt and pepper to taste. Mix well. Add pasta and toss to coat. Chill for approximately one hour and serve.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
May 29, 2005

This is a great recipe. I added a bit of garlic salt, half of a red onion, and cooked the shrimp in beer and Old Bay to add flavor. I topped it with sprinkled freshly grated parmesan. Yummy:)

Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 19, 2003

It wasn't as great as I thought it would be. But I used frozen salad shrimp. I thought that maybe if I grill the shrimp next time, it will taste much better.

Aug 08, 2004

very good base recipe. added 1 stalk chopped celery and half of a large red onion, chopped as well. used light mayo.

Jun 30, 2009

This reciope is a good basic start. I added 2T. capers, 1/4c celery, 1/4c onion,1 cup broccoli (lightly steamed) a handful of red and green chopped pepper two dashes of cayenne pepper, 1 tsp dijon mustard and lemon juice, toss it all together and shred cheddar cheese on top and toss was great!

Jul 29, 2007

Gosh didn't like this at all.. lacked so much flavor, and didn't like the "soft" texture it had. I agree it needed celery, and onion for "crunch". The Mayo did nothing for the taste... Again just a very poor receipe.. Sorry.. Best cooking to you.......

Sep 12, 2007

Very light salad, as a main dish or side dish. May need a little moe mayonaise, depending on taste.

Mar 10, 2006

Family loved it! Easy to make. Will prepare this dish again.

Aug 08, 2005

This was just ok, though the kids really seemed to enjoy it, hence the four stars. I thought it was a little dry and thought it might do better with a flavored mayo. Roasted pepper maybe??


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  • Calories
  • 288 kcal
  • 14%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 42.3 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol
  • 112 mg
  • 37%
  • Fat
  • 4.7 g
  • 7%
  • Fiber
  • 2.4 g
  • 9%
  • Protein
  • 19.6 g
  • 39%
  • Sodium
  • 151 mg
  • 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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