Lemon-Shrimp Pasta Salad

4.4
(87) 71 Reviews
Prep Time
15
min.
Total Time
30
min.
Servings

12 servings, 3/4 cup each

Is it just us, or does shrimp make every dish special? Lemon zest and asparagus up the ante for a smart and refreshingly tasty take on pasta salad.

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  • Cook pasta in large saucepan as directed on package, omitting salt and adding asparagus to the cooking water for the last 3 min.; drain. Rinse with cold water; drain well.
  • Mix dressing, oregano and zest.
  • Place pasta mixture in large bowl. Add dressing mixture, shrimp, tomatoes and cheese; mix lightly.

Easy Pasta Salad with Asparagus

Prepare as directed, omitting the shrimp and increasing the tomatoes to 2 cups.

How to Use Fresh Shrimp

Substitute 1 lb. cleaned uncooked large shrimp for the cooked shrimp. Cook shrimp with 1 Tbsp. KRAFT Zesty Italian Dressing in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat 3 to 4 min. or until shrimp are no longer pink, stirring occasionally. Continue as directed.

Make Ahead

Pasta salad can be made ahead of time. Refrigerate up to 24 hours before serving.

Servings

  • 12 servings, 3/4 cup each

Healthy Living

  • Good source of calcium
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 1 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 1-1/2 Starch
  • 2 Meat (L)

Nutrition Bonus

Enjoy the fresh flavor in this delicious pasta salad that's a good source of calcium from the cheese.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 12 servings, 3/4 cup each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 210
% Daily Value
Total fat 6g
Saturated fat 2.5g
Cholesterol 85mg
Sodium 560mg
Carbohydrate 22g
Dietary fiber 2g
Sugars 3g
Protein 17g
   
Vitamin A 15 %DV
Vitamin C 6 %DV
Calcium 20 %DV
Iron 15 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • kroh01 | Tue, Feb 18 2014 6:28 PM

    Made this last summer for a party and everyone loved it. great pasta dish for sure

  • megarebegga | Tue, Aug 20 2013 3:20 PM

    This is amazing! It's a tad zesty, and a perfect party food! Definately will make this again! It's perfect!

  • cwherrett | Mon, Apr 29 2013 9:21 AM

    Best pasta salad I ever had.

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