Shrimp Macaroni Salad

Shrimp Macaroni Salad

Shrimp Macaroni Salad

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Whenever I attend a potluck or family gathering, I’m asked to make this salad, which has been a family secret for over 50 years.  My husband likes it as a main dish, served with garlic bread.

                      Barbara Robbins                                              Cave Junction, Oregon


Shrimp Macaroni Salad Recipe 

Shrimp Macaroni Salad

1 package (16 oz.) elbow macaroni

1 to 1 ½ pounds cooked small shrimp

1 package (16 oz.) frozen peas, thawed

7 to 8 celery ribs, finely chopped

1 small onion, finely chopped

Dressing:   1 ¾ cups mayonnaise

¾ cup French salad dressing

2 Tbsp. sugar

2 Tbsp. white wine vinegar

1 ½ to 2 ½ tsp. paprika

1 to 2 tsp. salt

1 to 2 tsp. garlic powder

1 to 2 tsp. pepper

Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water.  In a large bowl, combine the macaroni, shrimp, peas, celery and onion.

In another bowl, whisk the dressing ingredients.  Pour over salad and toss to coat.  Cover and refrigerate for at least 8 hours before serving.                   16 servings

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