Pasta Shell and Shrimp or Ham Salad

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by gailanng

A favorite spring and summertime dish.

Top Review by Andi of Longmeadow

The lady cows and I got together, put our heads together, and gave this a unanimous 10 star applause! Oh so easy, oh so good, and oh so fresh! Full of goodness, a real slice of life! I followed this exactly, with no tidbit left behind. I used medium sized shells, and 21-40's shrimpers. Now, where is that dang fork?

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place the cooked and cooled pasta in a bowl and toss with tomato and shrimp or ham.
  2. In a separate bowl, whisk together vinegar and Dijon mustard. Add shallots, garlic, celery, carrot, red and green bell peppers. Stir well then add the olive/vegetable oil blend in a thin stream, whisking constantly.
  3. Whisk in parsley, basil, thyme and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Fold the sauce into the pasta mixture and blend well. Refrigerate until ready to serve, but let sit 20 - 30 minutes at room temperature until ready to serve.

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