Mewi's Pasta Salad

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Salads are popular all around the world and Mewi’s Pasta Salad isn’t any different.

Mewi’s Pasta Salad has and abundance of wonderful ingredients, particularly vegetables, combined with shrimp and seafood sticks to produce delicious results.

Mewi’s pasta salad makes a great starter for your meals or even a great supper.

Served with a thousand island dressing for a more richer taste, Mewi’s Pasta Salad is a very easy to prepare recipe that will leave you coming back for more.

This recipe serves up to 5 people.

INGREDIENTS:

- 250g (8.8oz) Fusilli tri-colore pasta
- 75g (2.6oz) Salad croutons
- 2 Medium carrots, peeled and cut into small thin slices
- 300g (10.5oz) Small cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
- 250g(0.5 lb) Shrimp
- 250g (0.5 lb) Seafood sticks (crab flavoured surimi), chopped into 2cm (1 inch) square pieces
- 150g (5oz) Sweet corn
- 100g (3.5oz) Spinach leaves
- 100g(3.5oz) Curly leaf lettuce
- 60g (2oz) Sliced black olives
- 45ml (3 tbsp) Olive oil
- Mixed herbs*
- Powdered black pepper*
- Garlic salt*
- Sea Salt*

*Add this ingredient in whatever amount fits your taste, but not too much.

COOKING INSTRUCTIONS:

1) While you prepare most of the ingredients for the salad, bring some water to a boil and cook the pasta. Once ready, drain and set aside.
2) Heat the olive oil in a frying pan and cook the shrimp and seafood sticks in medium heat until they are fully cooked. Season with the mixed herbs, powdered black pepper and garlic salt.
3) Remove from the frying pan and set aside to cool.
4) Now use the same frying pan to lightly cook the carrots until they soften a little, season with the powdered black pepper and garlic salt, and then remove and set aside.
5) At this point you can start mixing up all the ingredients needed to make the salad.
6) Use a large salad dish and mix in the spinach leaves, curly leaf lettuce, sweet corn, pasta, shrimp, seafood sticks, carrots, cherry tomatoes, salad croutons and black olives.
7) Season with a small amount of sea salt and black pepper and serve.

Tip: This salad is well accompanied with a Thousand Island salad dressing.

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