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Shrimp Scampi Pasta Salad

Shrimp Scampi Pasta Salad - a classic summer dish with an added twist. With just a few simple ingredients, this pasta salad is elevated to a whole new level of deliciousness.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time18 mins
Total Time33 mins
Servings: 10
Calories: 340kcal
Author: Sandra

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb. mini penne pasta cooked and drained
  • 2 lbs. shrimp scampi
  • 2/3 cup mayo
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/3 cup celery chopped
  • 1/3 cup green onions chopped
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes cut into quarters
  • 6 tablespoons of the shrimp scampi butter and spices

Instructions

  • Boil noodles according to package directions. Drain, rinse with cold water and set aside.
  • Bake shrimp scampi according to package directions. While baking, prepare the rest of the ingredients.
  • Once noodles have cooled, add them to a large mixing bowl. Chop celery, green onions and quarter tomatoes. Add on top of noodles and set aside.
  • Remove the shrimp from the oven once done cooking and remove all the shrimp from the pan onto a cutting board. Pick 10-12 shrimp and set them aside. Coarsely chop the remaining shrimp.
  • In a small mixing bowl, whisk mayo, lemon zest, garlic & 6 tablespoons of the scampi butter on the pan. NOTE - Make sure to scrape the seasonings of the scampi butter into one of the corners of the pan. Grab the seasonings first, as apart of your 6 tablespoons of scampi butter; this is the best part!
  • Add scampi mayo mixture to the noodles and stir to combine, and serve immediately or cover and refrigerate for later.
  • Note - This is best served immediately or with in 2-3 hours of making.

Nutrition

Calories: 340kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 252mg | Sodium: 865mg | Potassium: 157mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 305IU | Vitamin C: 6.8mg | Calcium: 143mg | Iron: 2.4mg