Taste of Texas Shrimp and Pasta Salad

The Taste of Texas is one of the best places to get a steak, or piece of pecan pie. Here is a recipe that is similar to their shrimp and pasta salad. When made ahead of time, this salad gets better and better as the flavors mingle together.

shrimp and pasta salad in a bowl

Taste of Texas is a Houston favorite. Sometimes you walk into a restaurant and you might wonder what’s good. Here everything is good. They have a huge salad bar. One of the favorite and more requested items is Shrimp and pasta salad.

This pasta salad is made with vermicelli, green onions, Pickapeppa sauce, shrimp, and more. It is a wonderful recipe to make for a light dinner or even the perfect salad to bring to a potluck dinner.

a bowl of shrimp and pasta salad

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shrimp and pasta salad in a bowl

Taste of Texas Shrimp Pasta Salad

You can make the Taste of Texas Shrimp and Pasta salad just like they do, no need to book a reservation. 
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Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Pasta Recipes, Pasta Salad, Shrimp Pasta Salad, Shrimp Recipes, Taste of Texas Recipes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 232kcal


  • 6 ounces Vermicelli pasta
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 4 teaspoons Pickapeppa Sauce
  • 1 pound cooked bay shrimp
  • 3 hard cooked eggs chopped
  • 1 cup light mayonnaise
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Cook vermicelli according to the package instructions. Rinse with cool water, drain, and set aside to cool.
  • Toss the pasta lightly with green onion.
  • Add Pickapeppa sauce, shrimp, eggs, mayonnaise, salt, and pepper. Lightly toss to combine.
  • Refrigerate for 24 hours before serving.



Calories: 232kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 217mg | Sodium: 764mg | Potassium: 101mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 180IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 102mg | Iron: 1.7mg

About Stephanie Manley

I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of CopyKat.com's Dining Out in the Home, and CopyKat.com's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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