Seashell Salad Recipe
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Seashell Salad Recipe

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Presented in a sand pail, this festive salad features a zesty dressing that's simple to stir together. An assortment of pasta shapes resembles seashells while red and yellow peppers add color and crunch. For an extra-special touch, you could cut the peppers with a small star-shaped cookie cutter.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:6-8 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 6-8 servings


  • 3 cups uncooked medium shell, spiral and/or wagon wheel pasta
  • 1/3 cup vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper
  • 1 medium sweet yellow pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onions

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 222 calories, 8 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 230 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein.


  1. Cook the pasta according to package directions until tender; drain and rinse in cold water. Place in a large bowl; set aside. In a jar with tight-fitting lid, combine vinegar, oil and seasonings; shake well. Add peppers, onions and dressing to pasta; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Seashell Salad in Quick Cooking July/August 1998, p36

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Reviewed Oct. 18, 2013

"An average pasta salad."

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