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Rotini Recipes

Salmon Pasta Salad with Mint and Lemon

Course
Main Dish
Servings
Makes 6 Servings
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cooking Time
15 minutes
Total Time
15 minutes
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By: The Better Homes and Gardens Test Kitchen

Made with

Dreamfields®
Rotini

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces Dreamfields Rotini (about 3 cups)
  • 12 ounces chopped salmon (cooked)
  • 1 cup seeded cucumber (chopped)
  • 1/4 cup red onion (chopped)
  • 3 tablespoons fresh mint (snipped)
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon Coarse-ground black pepper
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes (halved)
  • leaf lettuce (optional)
  • lemon wedges (optional)

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Rinse with cold water; drain again. In a medium bowl combine drained pasta, salmon, cucumber, red onion and mint.
  2. For vinaigrette, in a small bowl combine lemon juice, olive oil, honey, zest, if desired, salt, and pepper. Whisk together. Pour over pasta mixture. Toss gently to coat. Add tomatoes. Toss gently. Serve immediately or cover and chill up to 24 hours. Serve on top lettuce with fresh lemon, if desired.

Notes: Cooked smoked salmon or smoked turkey breast may be substituted for cooked salmon.

Nutrition Facts

397 Calories

50g Carbohydrates

2g Saturated Fat

210mg Sodium

11g Fat

29g Protein

54mg Cholesterol

6g Dietary Fiber

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