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Question about shrimp salad and pasta salad

I am making one of each for bbq next week. Just curious what everyone uses in them or if you have any good recipes. Do you put eggs in your shrimp salad? Thanks for your help


Asked by SophiaofLight at 5:30 PM on Jul. 7, 2010 in Food & Drink

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Answers (8)
  • Just saw you asked about a pasta salad too :

    I use the Hidden Vally mix and add milk and mayonnaise as directed. Then I poor it over cooked pasta bows andcool it in the fridge. When it has cooled I add cherrie tomatoes, bacon bits and olives.


    Answer by Nynne at 6:01 PM on Jul. 7, 2010

  • I like my pasta salad with;

    favorite pasta
    fresh pearl mozzerella
    halved cherry tomatoes
    chopped fresh basil
    red wine vinegar
    balsamic vinegar

    very, very YUM! It's more of an Italian recipe than your typical American-Mayo pasta salad. I don't ever measure. i just wing it. Hard to go wrong with that combo of ingredients.

    Answer by samurai_chica at 5:45 PM on Jul. 7, 2010

  • I've never made shrimp salad but it sounds good :) I make pasta salad quite often, what I do is buy the tri-color pasta, use hidden valley ranch powdered mix, hidden valley ranch, real bacon pieces cut into bits. Then I cut up green onions into tiny pieces and slice carrots with the cheese grater.
    I think its really good:)

    Answer by BlainesMommy09 at 5:46 PM on Jul. 7, 2010

  • I like to make mine in a tall dessert glass.

    I put leduce in the bottom, cucumber and some tomatoes next. Add some hardboiled eggs (diced or cut into "moon" -shapes), then the shrimps (I prefer the small ones) and top it off w/ some thousand island dressing and a tsp. of black caviar.

    I know: not the usual way of serving them here in the States..but I'm from Europe,'s different :)


    Answer by Nynne at 5:51 PM on Jul. 7, 2010

  • Shrimp Salad has shrimp, rice, onion, green olives, and mayo

    Answer by Librarylady60 at 8:41 PM on Jul. 7, 2010

  • I make a shrimp or chicken salad with white rice,real mayo, a lot of curry your taste,add some of the marinade out of a jar of artichoke quarters till dressing thickness and stir all together.Cut up artichoke quarters ,green olives, chicken breast or large shrimp and mix with rice.Chill.

    Also shrimp,chopped boiled eggs,diced tomatoes,diced sweet pickles add 1000 Island dressing mix serve on lettuce with avocado slices.

    I am putting nynnes recipe on the menu to try. 


    Answer by drfink at 10:58 PM on Jul. 7, 2010

  • This was on a box of diced mixed veggies I bought at Costco (green beans, carrots and corn. I bought the veggies to throw in soups and stews, but could not resist this recipe:

    1 cup uncooked spiral or bow pasta
    1 12oz bag Bybee Foods Organic Garden Trio
    4 diced Roma tomatoes (I used halved grape tomatoes, because that's what I had)
    1/2 cup finely chopped scallions (I use used a sweet onion)
    1/2 cups feta cheese, crumbled

    2 Tbl chopped red onion (again, I used a sweet onion)
    2 cloved finely chopped garlic
    4 Tbl olive oil
    1 Tlb white vinegar
    2 Tbl water
    1 Tbl finely chopped thyme
    1 Tbl finely chopped basil
    (instead of the two above, I used 2 Tbl herbs d'Provence)
    fresh ground pepper to taste

    Cook pasta, drain and rinse with cold water. Cook Garden Trio vegetables as directed (I used a covered glass dish in the microwave) and cool.


    Answer by rkoloms at 6:25 AM on Jul. 8, 2010

  • Combine ingredients for dressing, whisking in olive oil last. Combine ingrediets, toss with dressing, sprinkle with scallions and feta.

    Answer by rkoloms at 6:26 AM on Jul. 8, 2010