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Creamy Dill Shrimp Pasta Salad

Two ramekins stacked. The top ramekin is full of Creamy Dill Shrimp Pasta Salad

Perfect for a quick summer salad. It’s light, creamy, and simply elegant. This dish will leave you feeling nourished. 

Ingredients

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  • 1 cup mayo 
  • 1 tablespoon  white wine vinegar 
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard 
  • 1 clove of garlic– crushed 
  • 2 teaspoons dried dill or fresh dill
  • Zest of one lemon 
  • Juice of ½ lemon 
  • 1 teaspoon of kosher salt 
  • 5 stems of celery finely chopped 
  • 16 ounces Orecchiette Noodles 
  • 2 pounds Cooked Shrimp- deveined tail off 

 

Instructions

Prep

  1. Pasta: In a large pot boil pasta until al dente. Rinse and set aside. 
  2. Shrimp: While your pasta is boiling prepare your shrimp. Thaw, rinse, and pat dry. Mix Shrimp garlic, salt, and lemon zest together-set aside. 
  3. Chop: Finely chop your celery. The smaller the better. You want to enjoy the essence of celery but not let it run the show.  
  4. Creamy Dill Sauce: In a small bowl mix together mayo, vinegar, mustard, dill, and lemon juice.

Assemble 

  1. Mix: In a serving bowl mix together pasta, shrimp, celery, and creamy dill sauce. 
  2. Chill: Chill for a minimum of one hour before serving.   

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