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Close up, shrimp pasta salad old bay garnished with fresh dill

Shrimp Pasta Salad

This shrimp pasta salad is a great summery twist on a classic—a cool, creamy dressing, crisp veggies, and plenty of shrimp! Pasta salad, please!
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword pasta salad recipes, seafood pasta recipes, shrimp pasta recipes, shrimp salad recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 749kcal
Author Kathleen



  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 5 teaspoons Old Bay seasoning
  • zest of two lemons
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Salad Ingredients:

  • 8 ounces farfalle pasta, uncooked
  • 1/2 cup celery, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup green onions
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas, thawed and well drained
  • 1/4 cup fresh dill, chopped
  • 2 pounds large cooked shrimp, tails removed


  • Whisk together dressing ingredients in a small bowl until smoothly combined.
  • Cook the pasta (8 ounces) according to package instructions just to al dente. Drain and rinse immediately with cold water. 
  • Add all the salad ingredients to a large bowl and toss with dressing. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1-4 hours to allow flavors to marry. Serve.


Serving: 1/4 of the recipe | Calories: 749kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 44g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 309mg | Sodium: 1329mg | Potassium: 452mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 780IU | Vitamin C: 25.3mg | Calcium: 230mg | Iron: 4.7mg