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Strawberry and Shrimp Pasta Salad

06-16-2016

Enjoy this refreshing pasta salad featuring black peppered shrimp, strawberries, blue cheese, and almonds.

What’s included?
1 Tbsp., 1/2 tsp. White Wine Vinegar 2 Tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
3 Tbsp., 1/4 tsp. Canola Oil 1/4 tsp. Ground Black Pepper
2 Tbsp. Green Onions 1-1/2 tsp. Fresh Lemon Juice
1-3/4 tsp. Honey 1 lb, 2 oz. Shrimp (peeled)
6 Tbsp. Strawberries (hulled) 6 oz. Green Beans, Fresh
1/2 tsp. Poppy Seeds 12 oz. Strawberries (hulled and sliced)
1/8 tsp. Kosher Salt 6 oz. Spring Mix Lettuce
1/8 tsp. Black Pepper 1/3 Cup, 2 tsp. Blue Cheese Crumbles
12 oz. Rotini Pasta 1/3 Cup, 2 tsp. Sliced Toasted Almonds
1/4 tsp. Kosher Salt
1/4 tsp. Black Pepper
Yield: 4 Servings Portion Size: 3 Cups

How to make this dish:

Combine the first 8 ingredients together and blend with a hand held blender. Cook pasta according to manufacturer directions. Marinate defrosted shrimp with olive oil, freshly ground black pepper and fresh lemon juice for 30 minutes. Drain shrimp and sauté in hot skillet until cooked through. Chill and set aside. Cut green beans into thirds and blanch in boiling water until tender and green (about 2 minutes), drain and set in ice water. Drain again and set aside. Toss all ingredients together and serve.

Notes from the chef:

Because of the nutritional information, salad dressing is for exactly 6 servings. For easier preparation, double or triple the amounts and save for later use.

Nutritional Information:

517 Calories
35 grams of Protein
50 grams of Carbohydrates
21 grams of Total Fat
415 mg of Sodium
8 grams of Dietary Fiber
3.2 grams of Saturated Fat

Once you try the recipe, let us know what you think in the comments!

Categories: Healthy Eating