Lemon Shrimp Pasta Salad

Lemon Shrimp Pasta Salad

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 12 min
  • Total: 22 min
  • Serving: Makes 12 Servings

Freshly grated lemon zest is what gives this shrimp and pasta salad dish its intense citrusy flavor and aroma. Serve with a bottle of Chardonnay.


  • 3 cups farfalle pasta
  • 1 pound asparagus
  • 1 cup Italian Dressing
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 pound shrimp
  • 1 cup tomato
  • 1/2 cup finely shredded Monterey Jack Cheese


  1. Cook the pasta according to package directions, but add the asparagus to the pot during the final 3 minutes of cooking. Drain the pasta and the asparagus well and then place in a serving bowl.
  2. Put the Italian dressing, oregano and lemon zest into a small bowl and whisk well to blend.
  3. Place the shrimp, tomatoes, cheese and lemon zest mixture into the bowl with the pasta and toss gently to coat. Serve immediately.

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