Shrimp and Pasta Salad with Green Goddess Dressing

6 Jan

3 cups water

1 pound unpeeled, medium fresh shrimp

1- 8 ounce package, small shell pasta cooked

2 teaspoons white wine

Salt and pepper to taste

1 small head lettuce, washed, drained and chopped

2 medium tomatoes, diced

1 yellow bell pepper, cut into thin strips

1-¾ cups Green Goddess Dressing

Bring water to a boil and add shrimp and cook 3 to 5 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Drain and put into a large bowl of ice water. When cold, peel and devein shrimp.

Toss together pasta, 1 cup of green goddess dressing, wine salt and pepper. Mix chopped lettuce, tomatoes and yellow peppers together and place on a large platter. Spoon pasta in center and top with shrimp. Serve extra dressing on the side.

Green Goddess Dressing:

2 cups mayonnaise

¾ cups fresh parsley leaves

4 tablespoons fresh chives

2 teaspoons sweet white wine

1 ½ teaspoon anchovy paste

2 teaspoons grated lemon peel

2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

½ teaspoon black pepper

Process all ingredients in a food processor until smooth, scraping sides often. Cover and chill.

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