How do I make seafood salad?

We're having Family over for the Superbowl! How do you make A Creamy Seafood Salad!? Mine Gets dry. I use both Mayo & Miracle Whip Salad Dressing but could use some Hints & Tips! Thank you for any..


Asked by Angellinda at 5:32 PM on Jan. 31, 2009 in Food & Drink

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  • 12 ounces pasta shells medium
    1 pound mixed seafood (scallops, squid, shrimp, and/or firm white fish fillets) cut into 2 inch pieces
    1 1/2 cup sweet red bell peppers sweet diced
    1 cup green bell peppers sweet diced
    3/4 cup red onions diced
    3/4 cup carrots thinkly sliced
    1/2 cup scallions, spring or green onions chopped
    1 cup yogurt, plain 2%
    1/3 cup mayonnaise light
    1/2 cup dill weed fresh
    2 tablespoons lemon juice
    2 teaspoons garlic crushed
    1 teaspoon dijon mustard

    1. Cook pasta in boiling water according to package instructions or until firm to the bite. Rinse with cold water. Drain and place in serving bowl.

    2. In medium nonstick skillet sprayed with vegetable spray, sauté seafood just untill cooked, approximately 3 minutes. Set aside.

    3. Add red and green peppers, onions, carrots and green onions to pasta. Add

    Answer by Kari_Noelle at 8:09 PM on Jan. 31, 2009

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  • combine yogurt, mayonnaise, dill, lemon juice, garlic and mustard. Pour over pasta. Toss and chill.

    TIPS: firm fish filets can be used with or instead of mxed seafood. Be careful not to over cook.

    Grilled fish instead of sautéed makes an excellent variation.

    Make ahead: Pasta salad and dressing can be prepared early in day. Do not toss untill ready to serve.

    Answer by Kari_Noelle at 8:09 PM on Jan. 31, 2009

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  • Use sour cream. so yummy & not too thick!

    Answer by onespecialmom at 9:09 PM on Jan. 31, 2009

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  • mix equal parts of sour cream and mayo instead of the miracle whip. Make a little extra dressing to moisten it up if it gets dry.

    Answer by lovinangels at 10:35 PM on Jan. 31, 2009

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