Easy Spicy Cheesy Shrimp Pasta & Salad

This post has been sponsored by Little Leaf Farms. All opinions are of my own.

Crisp salad, shrimp, and pasta. All three of my faves to taste during the Summer months.

Shrimp and lettuce salad

Summer is just about to be here. Here in the Harris family, we are so excited. From new travels to trying new things is always something I have enjoyed especially, being married into my husbands family. One thing I have been trying to do is eat more healthy no matter where we are. Vacation, dining out or even here at home.

Shrimp Little Leafs Salad Flatlay

A has become obsessed with salad for the last six months. Incorporating many dishes that include lettuce is something we try and do at least a few times a week. What kid do you know who asks for salad? Growing up that was never the case. Now that I’ve been on a health kick since the New Year making sure myself and my family eat more natural based products is a goal and important to me.

All The Things You Can Do With Salad

Eating more healthy means finding the comfort in finding better things you like to eat. I never want to feel like changing my lifestyle means eating things I don’t like. This never ends up good so I’ve adjusted to cutting the smaller things out until eventually they are all gone. For example bread and potatoes. I’ve adjusted to where I may only eat them while I’m out. Since my family is big on lettuce at this time providing them with a crisp delicious brand is essential.

Eating More Locally With Little Leaf Farms

Little Leaf Farms Crispy Lettuce

Little Leaf Farms is based out of Devens, Ma and they only ship to retailers they can deliver to within 24 hours. They want to ensure their lettuce will be crisp and tasty for all their consumers. They deliver to New England and parts of New York. Plus their lettuce ends up lasting longer since you receive it from a local company. They also have a high-tech sustainable greenhouse and they’ve opened up another one this month.

When shopping for Little Leaf Farms some retailers in the North East have to request it. Since they are locally grown only certain retailers provide them.

Spicy Shrimp Pasta & Salad Recipe

Spicy Shrimp Pasta & Salad Recipe

Since my family and I are eating more healthy kicking up our salad is important. I put together this easy recipe that takes less than 30 minutes that you can bring to any family function or dinner.

Cheesy Shrimp Pasta & Salad

Ingredients

  • 10-20 Cooked shrimp
  • 2-3 cups of Baby Crisp Green Leaf from Little Leaf Farms
  • 1/2 box of Farfalle Pasta
  • Peeled and Cut up 3 garlic cloves
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of pepper
  • Tablespoon of Sriracha
  • Tablespoon of Lemon Zest Spice
  • Tablespoon of dry Italian Seasoning
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1/2 cup of shredded cheddar cheese

Instructions

  1. Wash and peel shrimp of needed
  2. Add to bowl with dry ingredients
  3. Mix together and put in skillet to warm on stovetop
  4. Add cheese to cook with shrimp
  5. Cook Pasta ( you may add oil to water if needed)
  6. Once pasta is cooked drain in strainer under cold water
  7. Layer Baby Crisp Green Leaf
  8. Layer Pasta
  9. Add cheesy shrimp
  10. You may use salad dressing if needed
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28 Comments

  1. May 24, 2018 / 4:30 PM

    There’s nothing better than a crisp salad during these dog days of Summer! Here in Texas we’re already hitting triple digit temps!

  2. May 24, 2018 / 7:33 PM

    So easy and sounds so delish! I love anything with sriracha in it, so I’m sold 😉

  3. May 24, 2018 / 7:58 PM

    This is a nice simple meal, next time I have left over pasta I will be making this.

  4. May 24, 2018 / 8:37 PM

    Tis is right up my alley! I love all these flavors and think they’ll go great together.

  5. May 24, 2018 / 8:47 PM

    This salad looks really, really good. I love the simple spicy sauce that you made with it. Perfect for lunch!

  6. May 24, 2018 / 11:11 PM

    Supporting local farmers is definitely a great thing. We’re doing the same, and hopefully many will follow suit. Food is fresh and organic, healthy stuff that we should be giving our family.

  7. May 25, 2018 / 11:24 AM

    I think this is one salad my boys could get on board with! Getting them to eat healthy is so hard, but they love shrimp & anything spicy. Definitely trying this soon. Great idea!! 🙂

    • Jalisa
      May 27, 2018 / 2:07 PM

      I’m sure they will love it.

  8. tif
    May 25, 2018 / 2:34 PM

    OH yes yum yum yum. This looks so delicious. It would be a great meal to have during the summer when it is really hot.

  9. May 25, 2018 / 3:21 PM

    This looks really delicious and I love how simple and fast it is to make.

  10. Avery Yaktus
    June 1, 2018 / 11:03 AM

    This looks delicious! Love how simple it is.

  11. June 1, 2018 / 11:03 AM

    Mmmm! This looks so good – and simple enough for even my husband to put together!

  12. June 1, 2018 / 11:23 AM

    This salad looks healthy and really delicious. I also like that it can be made quickly and is a full meal.

  13. June 1, 2018 / 11:42 AM

    Yum! I’m a big fan of shrimp in various salads. This one looks delicious! I’ll have to try it! 🙂

    • Jalisa
      June 1, 2018 / 3:01 PM

      Thanks so much.

  14. June 1, 2018 / 11:42 AM

    I love how bright and healthy this salad looks. And you had me at cheesy shrimp. Yum!
    xoxo
    Annie

  15. Sheree
    June 1, 2018 / 1:01 PM

    This looks so delicious! Thank you for sharing this recipe I will have to try it out with the family!

    ~xo Sheree
    Poshclassymom.com

  16. June 1, 2018 / 1:59 PM

    This looks perfect for these hot days of summer. Will try it soon.

  17. June 1, 2018 / 2:31 PM

    Yum! What a great way to use summer greens!

  18. June 1, 2018 / 7:40 PM

    This sounds simple and delicious! I love shrimp and find them to be such a nice compliment to lettuce.

  19. Sara Gilliam
    June 2, 2018 / 12:38 AM

    I love how quick and simple this is, I bet it would be great with chicken as well!!

  20. June 2, 2018 / 12:47 AM

    Yummy! I love pasta but not really a fan of salads or veggies. I might try this out ~

  21. June 2, 2018 / 12:35 PM

    OMG, this looks so tasty, I love anything with shrimp. Adding to the list of recipes that I need to make.

  22. June 2, 2018 / 10:41 PM

    This looks so yummy! I love shrimp, so I’ll definitely have to try.

  23. June 2, 2018 / 10:52 PM

    Shrimp and cheese – the two best ways to get me to eat a salad combined! YUM!

  24. June 4, 2018 / 7:11 PM

    this looks so delicious and fresh! Perfect for a hot summer night!

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