Salmon Recipes

Salmon Pasta Salad recipe

A simple pasta salad recipe perfect for picnics or summer dinners. Flaked, smoked salmon, al-dente pasta, and crisp summer vegetables are combined with a zesty lemon juice dressing, chilled, and served over crisp lettuce. Whip up a batch ahead of time and chill until itís time to serve; everyone will love this simple dish!

Ingredients:

  • 8 oz spiral pasta, cooked and drained
  • 2 c. smoked salmon, flaked
  • 1 ½ c. cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 medium cucumber, quartered and sliced
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • ½ c. olive oil
  • 1/3 c. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 1 large head iceberg lettuce, washed and torn into bite-sized pieces

Directions:

  1. In small bowl combine olive oil, lemon juice, dill, garlic, salt and pepper. Mix well.

  2. In large bowl combine pasta and prepared dressing. Toss to coat. Add salmon, tomatoes, cucumber, and onions, tossing to combine all ingredients. Transfer to airtight container and chill 2-4 hours.

  3. Serve cold, over lettuce if desired.

Author: Catherine Herzog.

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Conversions
8 ozabout 227g (226.796 grams based on 28.3495 grams in an ounce)
2 cupsabout 473ml (473.18 mililitres based on 236.59 mililitres in a US cup)
1 Ĺ cupsabout 355ml (354.885 mililitres based on 236.59 mililitres in a US cup)
Ĺ cupabout 118ml (118.295 mililitres based on 236.59 mililitres in a US cup)
1/3 cupabout 79ml (78.7845 mililitres based on 236.59 mililitres in a US cup)

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Published: February 15, 2012
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