Spicy Noodle Salad with Shrimp
Author: Guava Rose
A cool and spicy salad that soothes on a hot day.
  • 1 lb. whole wheat pasta, cooked
  • 2 lbs. cooked shrimp
  • 1 c. red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 8 c. mixed spring greens
  • 3-4 c. assorted cut veggies (eggplant, asparagus, green beans, zucchini etc.)
  • 2-3 T. olive oil
  • ¼ tsp. sea salt
  • 1 tsp. Italian herbs
  • For the dressing:
  • 1 bunch cilantro, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1-2 T. grated ginger root
  • 2 finely minced, seeded jalapenos
  • ½ c. soy sauce
  • ¼ c. balsamic vinegar
  • 3 T. maple syrup or sugar
  • 3 T. olive oil
  • 1 T. sesame oil
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Toss the 3-4c. of cut veggies with the olive oil, salt and herbs. Roast about 35 minutes or until tender. Cool.
  2. Mix together dressing ingredients in a large bowl. Toss in pasta and coat well. Then gently toss in shrimp, red bell peppers and roasted vegetables. Chill before serving.
  3. Serve atop mixed spring greens. Sprinkle lightly with sesame seeds and garnish with additional jalapeno slices if desired.
Recipe by Guava Rose at https://www.guavarose.com/2011/08/spicy-noodle-salad-with-shrimp/