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Shrimp Salad Recipe

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This recipe for Shrimp Salad, by , is from The Lelwica Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Marge Lelwica


1 large box of small shells --- cooked and chilled
3 sticks of celery (include leaves) --- finely cut
2 medium white onions --- finely cut
6 eggs, hard boiled --- finely chopped
lots of shrimp --- cut in half or thirds
5 pickles --- finely chopped
2 c. Kraft salad dressing --- thin with milk (not too much)
add granulated sugar or sifted powder sugar and lemon
juice to taste; 1 to 2 tbsp. each
salt and pepper to taste

1. Mix all ingredients together; Not the dressing.
2. Mix the dressing and blend well separately and then mix all ingredients together.
3. Chill several hours before serving.
4. Sprinkle paprika on top and serve.
Note: noodles absorb dressing. Salad may be dryer the next day.




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