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My mom made this shrimp macaroni salad one day for a picnic and it was such a hit, there were no leftovers and we have been making it ever since. I have even omitted the shrimp at times due to allergies of our guests and it is still everyone's favorite.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
15 mins
additional:
4 hrs
total:
4 hrs 25 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Dressing:

Directions

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  • Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook elbow macaroni in the boiling water, stirring occasionally, until tender yet firm to the bite, about 8 minutes. Rinse and drain.

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  • Mix macaroni, shrimp, tomatoes, olives, and green onions together in a large bowl.

  • Combine lemon juice, oil, garlic, salt, and pepper for dressing in a separate bowl or mixing glass. Pour dressing over salad and refrigerate for at least 4 hours.

Nutrition Facts

421 calories; protein 20g; carbohydrates 47.4g; fat 16.7g; cholesterol 110.7mg; sodium 490.5mg. Full Nutrition
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