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Ingredients

1 cup macaroni shells, cooked, drained and cooled
1 cup chopped celery
3 green onions, finely chopped
1/2 cup chopped green pepper, optional
1/4 cup pimiento, optional
8 ounces cooked, deveined shrimp, cut in half lengthwise
2 eggs, hard-cooked, chopped
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
Curly endive or lettuce
Green pepper, for garnish
Pimiento, for garnish

DRESSING:
1 cup mayonnaise
1/3 cup Western dressing

Instructions

Mix together mayonnaise and Western dressing. Add macaroni, celery, onions, green pepper, pimiento, shrimp, eggs and garlic salt. Fold in until well coated with dressing. Chill at least 2 hours or overnight in airtight container.

To serve: Line flat dish or platter with curly endive or lettuce. Put salad mixture in center and garnish with green pepper and pimiento.

Pat Niebuhr
Walcott



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