9 oz Artichoke hearts, quartered
2/3 lb Shrimp, cooked, peeled
1/4 cup Red wine vinegar
2 tbsp Dijon mustard
2 tbsp Fresh chives, chopped
1 Whole egg yolk
1 tbsp Shallots, minced
1/2 cup Canola oil
Pepper, to taste
1/2 lb Pasta shells, cooked
1/4 cup Pine nuts
Place artichoke hearts and shrimp in large bowl.
Combine vinegar, mustard, chives, egg yolk and shallots in food processor or blender. Puree.. Gradually add oil in a thin stream while machine is running. Season to taste with pepper.
Add cooked pasta to shrimp and artichokes. Pour dressing mixture over pasta, shrimp and artichokes and mix gently but thoroughly. Cover and refrigerate at least 3 hours. (Can be made up to one day ahead to this point).
Stir in sunflower seeds just before serving.
Recipe by: Dining by Fireflies, The Junior League of Charlotte, NC Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #625 by Sharon <email@example.com> on May 30, 1997