Curry Shrimp Pasta Salad

Recipe by Szakacs
READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 27
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    lb bacon, crisply cooked and chopped (save drippings)
  • 2
    (19 ounce) bags frozen cheese tortellini (the smaller the tortillini the better)
  • 1
    head broccoli floret, chopped bite size
  • 1
    small red onion, chopped bite size
  • 1
    red pepper, chopped bite size
  • 1
    (30 -40 count) bag frozen cooked shrimp, approx 30-40 in a bag (thawed and tails removed)
  • 1
    cup frozen peas (thawed)
  • 2
    tablespoons milk (depending how thin you want dressing you can add more milk)
  • 2
    tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 -4
    tablespoons mild curry powder, if you wish (or more)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Boil pasta till al dente about 7 minutes.
  • drain, rinse, and put in large bowl.
  • also put all veggies, shrimp and bacon in bowl as well.
  • In another bowl add mayo, milk, lemon juice,curry and bacon drippings mix well and pour over salad toss to coat chill (overnight is better for all the flavors to soak in.).
  • If the next day your pasta is a liitle dry then just add some more mayo and milk combo and it will freshen it up. Sometimes the pasta will suck up all the dressing over night.
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