Sea Shells Salad

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1/2 pound medium-size shell shape pasta, cooked to al dente, cold shocked, well drained

2 scallions, chopped, both whites and greens

1/2 small red bell pepper, seeded and chopped into fine dice

1/3 cup tiny frozen green peas, a generous handful

1/4 to 1/3 cup mayonnaise

3 or 4 sprigs fresh tarragon, chopped to about 2 tablespoons

Coarse salt and pepper

Chopped fresh parsley, for garnish

Romaine or leaf lettuce, for lining plate under salad


  1. Pile salad ingredients in a mixing bowl as you prepare them. Combine salad ingredients, taste, and adjust seasonings. Serve salad on bed of lettuce leaves.
  2. Yield: Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 8 to 10 minutes for pasta Ease of preparation: moderate