Pasta Salad with Baby Shrimp
- Total Time
We find that the best way to thaw frozen shrimp is overnight in the refrigerator. See on the notes for a quicker way.
uncooked pasta6 oz, bow tie variety
chives2 Tbsp, fresh, or parsley
lemon zest1 ½ tsp, grated
fresh lemon juice2 Tbsp
prepared olive tapenade2 Tbsp, or other variety
uncooked shrimp½ pound(s), frozen, peeled, cooked variety, thawed
cucumber(s)½ medium, peeled, seeded, and diced
- Prepare the pasta according to the package directions, omitting the salt if desired. Drain in a colander, then rinse under cold running water.
- Combine the chives, lemon zest and juice, and tapenade in a serving bowl. Add the pasta, shrimp, and cucumber; toss to coat. Let stand about 30 minutes to allow the flavors to blend. Yields 1 1⁄2 cups per person.