Unique Shrimp and Pasta Salad

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Total Time
4hrs 30mins
Prep
30 mins
Cook
4 hrs

This salad is very different because of the way you make the dressing. I have never seen another recipe like this one. It will spoil you for other like recipes. My recipe is so old it is falling apart, so thought I best get it in here. If you give it a try, be sure to use the small salad pasta.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. In your food processor or blender, add 1/4 of the shrimp, the 4 hard boiled eggs, mayonnaise and wine. Blend until smooth. Cover and chill.
  2. In 5 quarts of salted water, cook the pasta 8 to 10 minutes or just al dente. Rinse in a colander under cold running water; drain well.
  3. Chop or leave whole the remaining shrimp.
  4. In a large bowl, combine them with the pasta, peas, scallions, pimiento, parsley, lemon juice and dressing.
  5. Toss until all the ingredients are coated with the dressing. Add salt and pepper to taste and toss again. Cover and chill.
  6. TO SERVE: Line a serving bowl with the lettuce leaves and mound the salad in the center. Top with the red onion. I also cook 1 extra egg and slice it on top. The presentation and taste are divine.