Shrimp Scampi Pasta Salad Recipe

This Shrimp Scampi Pasta Salad is a perfect recipe for your next picnic or party!

1 (8 oz.) package spiral pasta
1 lb. large Shrimp, shelled and deveined
1 medium size sweet red pepper, seeded and cut into strips
1 1/2 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil or 1/2 tsp. dried basil
1/2 cup olive oil
1/4 cup white wine vinegar
2 Tbsp. lemon juice
1/4 tsp. salt
Pinch of ground red pepper
2 cloves garlic, pressed
2 Tbsp. grated Parmesan

1. Cook pasta following package directions.

2. Rinse Shrimp well and add to pasta during last 5 minutes of cooking time. Drain well.

3. In large bowl, combine pasta and Shrimp, sweet pepper and 1 tablespoon basil.

4. In small screw top jar with tight fitting lid or in a small pitcher, combine oil, vinegar, lemon juice, salt, red pepper, the remaining basil and garlic. Shake or stir dressing; pour half over salad. Cover salad tightly and refrigerate several hours or overnight.

5. At serving time, toss salad again; sprinkle with cheese and serve with remaining dressing.

You might also enjoy this recipe:
Cajun Shrimp Scampi Pasta

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