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A summer salad with a unique twist on pesto. Created for RSC Summer 2005.
Make and share this Pistachio Mint Pesto Shrimp Salad recipe from Food.com.
- Blend all pesto ingredients in food processor or blender except oil. Once ingredients are chopped together, drizzle in olive oil until blended.
- Mix shrimp, orzo, feta, and tomato together in large bowl.
- Toss with pesto. Serve chilled or at room temperature.
Excellent pesto-good flavor and texture--and prettu--the combination with the orzo and shrimp and feta worked very well. On a second try, I add some fruit to the salad and enjoyed it even more.
Good summer salad but felt that the pesto flavoring was a bit strong and next time need to use less mint and/or pistachios. I was worried that there wasn't enough liquid in the pesto/dressing so added one more tomato, but shouldn't have worried since after refrigeration there is plently of moisture to combine all the ingredients in the salad. Thanks for sharing!