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Zesty Shrimp Pasta Salad with an Italian Vinaigrette

3 from 2 votes
A colorful, simple pasta salad with homemade Italian vinaigrette and shrimp that's sure to be a hit at your next summer party!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 16 servings

Ingredients
  

Italian Vinaigrette Dressing

  • ¾ cup grapeseed oil, or vegetable or canola
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons honey, or sugar
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic, or ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar

Pasta Salad

  • 1 lb pasta
  • 8 ounces salad shrimp, or regular shrimp, diced
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 1 orange pepper, diced
  • 1 green pepper, diced
  • 2-3 stalks celery, chopped
  • ½ vidalia onion, diced
  • ¼ cup relish

Instructions
 

Italian Vinaigrette Dressing

  • Combine all ingredients in an airtight container and shake to combine. Set in fridge for at least one hour before use.

Pasta Salad

  • Prepare pasta according to package directions. Once it's done cooking, immediately rinse in cold water. Set aside.
  • Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and stir until evenly distributed.
  • Add dressing and stir to combine.
  • Place in fridge and let chill for at least one hour before serving. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 131kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 7g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 449mg | Potassium: 188mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 811IU | Vitamin C: 38mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1mg
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
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