Category : Salad , Pasta

Yield: 4 Servings

Ingredients (Help):
6 oz Dry pasta (macaroni, penne,
. rotini, or shells)
1 cn Alaska salmon (14 3/4 oz)
. * OR *
. 2 - 7 1/2 oz cans
2 tb French dressing
1 bn Green onion; thinly sliced
1 Red bell pepper; thinly
. sliced
3 tb Cilantro or parsley; chopped
2 tb Light mayonnaise
1 Lime; juiced and rind grated
1 tb Tomato paste
3 Ripe avocados; diced
1/2 c Sour cream
Lettuce leaves to serve on
Paprika to taste

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. ** Dallas Morning News - Food section - 26 July 1995 **

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