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Lemon Herb Salmon Pasta Salad

posted Feb 3, 2015, 5:09 AM by Rachel Griffin   [ updated Nov 4, 2015, 1:02 PM by Julia Quam ]
Lemon Herb Salmon Pasta 

Trans Fat Free, Good Source of Vitamin C

Contains Fish, Wheat, Soy, & Eggs

Yield: Approximately 4 servings 

Fish like salmon have many health benefits, but can be expensive. Enjoy the benefits for a lower price by using canned salmon. 

Ingredients
1 ½ cups cooked pasta (whole wheat preferred)
2/3 cup edamame (soybeans)
1/8 teaspoon dried thyme
1 ½ tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons mayonnaise (substitute plain, non-fat yogurt for a lower calorie version)
2 tablespoons chives
1 teaspoon dried basil, chopped
1 teaspoon garlic powder
4 ounces canned salmon, drained
½ cup fresh or canned tomatoes, diced (no salt added, if canned)

Directions 
1. Combine oil, mustard, mayonnaise and spices
2. Combine pasta, edamame, salmon, and tomatoes.
3. Drizzle dressing over pasta/salmon mixture.
4. Serve chilled and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts (per serving) 
230 calories, 13 g fat, 2 g saturated fat, 20 mg cholesterol, 155 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrates, 4 g fiber, 1 g sugar, 12 g protein, 6% DV of Vitamin A, 11% DV of Vitamin C, 4% DV of Calcium, 8% DV of Iron
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