Lemon-Shrimp Pasta Salad

Serve up an inspiring weeknight dish with our Lemon-Shrimp Pasta Salad. This Lemon-Shrimp Pasta Salad is enhanced with lemon zest and vegetables.

Lemon-Shrimp Pasta Salad

Pasta salad can be made ahead of time.


  • 3 cups farfalle (bow-tie pasta), uncooked
  • 1 pound fresh asparagus spears, cut into 2-inch lengths
  • 1 cup KRAFT Lite Zesty Italian Dressing
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 pound cooked cleaned large shrimp
  • 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1 (8 ounce) package KRAFT Natural 2% Milk Colby & Monterey Jack Cheese Crumbles


  1. Cook pasta in large saucepan as directed on package, omitting salt and adding asparagus to the cooking water for the last 3 minutes; drain. Rinse with cold water; drain well.
  2. Mix dressing, oregano and zest.
  3. Place pasta mixture in large bowl. Add dressing mixture, shrimp, tomatoes and cheese; mix lightly.
  4. Refrigerate up to 24 hours before serving.

Yield: 12 servings, 3/4 cup each | Prep: 20 min

Easy Pasta Salad with Asparagus: Prepare as directed, omitting the shrimp and increasing the tomatoes to 2 cups.

Substitute 1 pound cleaned uncooked large shrimp for the cooked shrimp. Cook shrimp with 1 tablespoon KRAFT Zesty Italian Dressing in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat 3 to 4 minutes or until shrimp are no longer pink, stirring occasionally. Continue as directed.

Nutrition information: Calories 210

% Daily Value* Total Fat 6g 8% Saturated Fat 2.5g 13% Trans Fat 0g Cholesterol 85mg 28% Sodium 560mg 24% Total Carbohydrates 22g 8% Dietary Fibers 2g 7% Sugars 3g 6% Protein 17g 34% Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 4% Calcium15% Iron15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

Recipe and photo used with permission from: Kraft Heinz Company