Alaska Smoked Salmon Summer Pasta Salad

By on May 10, 2013

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INGREDIENTS:

  • 8 oz. bow tie or penne pasta, cooked, drained and cooled
  • 8 oz. Alaska Smoked Salmon, sliced or chunked
  • 12 oz. blanched green or yellow beans, asparagus or zucchini, cooled slightly and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup julienne red bell pepper
  • 3 Tablespoons sliced green onions
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh chopped dill
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt or salt-free seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes or dried sage leaves

DIRECTIONS:

In a large bowl, combine pasta, Alaska Smoked Salmon and vegetables.  In separate small bowl, whisk olive oil, lemon juice, dill and seasonings.  Pour over salad and toss; refrigerate until serving. Variation: Add 2 to 3 ounces crumbled Bleu cheese or 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese just before serving.

Nutrients per serving: 376 calories, 17g total fat,  2.5g saturated fat, 40% calories from fat, 10mg cholesterol, 16g protein, 41g carbohydrate, 4g fiber, 824mg sodium, 46mg calcium and 300mg omega-3 fatty acids.

Source: ASMI

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