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Alaska Salmon & Avocado Pasta Salad

Type: Pasta
Courses: Salads
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

6 oz 170gDry pasta - (macaroni, penne Rotini - or shells)
1   Alaska salmon - (14 3/4 oz)
2 tablespoons 30mlFrench dressing
1   Green onion - thinly sliced
1   Red bell pepper - thinly sliced
3 tablespoons 45mlCilantro or parsley - chopped
2 tablespoons 30mlLight mayonnaise
1   Lime - juiced and rind, Grated
1 tablespoon 15mlTomato paste
3   Ripe avocados - diced
1/2 cup 118mlSour cream
  Lettuce leaves to serve on
  Paprika to taste

Recipe Instructions

Cook the pasta according to package directions. Drain and toss with the French dressing. Allow to cool. Drain and flake the salmon. Add to the pasta with the green onions, sliced bell pepper and cilantro. Whisk together the lime juice and grated rind, the mayonnaise, sour cream and tomato paste until thoroughly combined. Toss the pasta salad with the dressing. Season to taste with salt and pepper; cover and chill. Before serving, gently toss the avocados into the salad. Spoon the salad onto a bed of lettuce leaves. Sprinkle with paprika for garnish.

Chef Roberto Donna of Galileo Ristorante, Washington, D.C.


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