Alaska Salmon and Avocado Pasta Salad

  • 6 oz. Dry pasta macaroni; penne, rotini, or shells
  • 1 can Alaska salmon; (14 3/4 oz.)
  • 2 Tbsp French dressing
  • 1 Red bell pepper; thinly-sliced
  • 3 Tbsp Cilantro or parsley; chopped
  • 1 Lime; juiced/rind grated
  • 1 Tbsp Tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup Sour cream
  • Paprika to taste
  • 1 bunch Green onion; thinly sliced
  • 2 Tbsp Light mayonnaise
  • 3 Ripe avocados; diced
  • Lettuce leaves to serve on image placeholder

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.

Source: Dallas Morning News
Submitted by: Recipe Group Member