Caesar Shrimp Salad

Dash past the deli and head home to make hearty shrimp salad in just 25 minutes!

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

4
cups uncooked medium pasta shells (10 ounces)
1
cup shredded Parmesan cheese (4 ounces)
1
cup reduced-fat creamy Caesar dressing
8
medium green onions, sliced (1/2 cup)
1
package (24 ounces) frozen cooked peeled and deveined shrimp, thawed, drained and tails removed
1
package (10 ounces) bite-size pieces romaine lettuce (7 cups)
2
cups Caesar-flavored croutons

  • 1 Cook and drain pasta as directed on package. Rinse with cold water; drain.
  • 2 Place pasta, cheese, dressing, onions and shrimp in very large (4-quart) bowl; toss. Just before serving, add lettuce and croutons; toss.

Expert Tips

Creamy Italian, creamy Parmesan or creamy peppercorn dressing can be used instead of the Caesar dressing.

Crisp breadsticks are the perfect accompaniment to this salad.

Which Caesar dressing to choose? Varieties include creamy and vinaigrette styles that can be found in either the dressings aisle or refrigerated case. We tested this recipe with the creamy-style dressing found in the dressings aisle.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
380
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
),
Cholesterol
180mg
180%;
Sodium
850mg
850%;
Total Carbohydrate
38g
38%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
),
Protein
30g
30%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
26%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 3 Lean Meat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.