Light Pasta Salad with Smoked Albacore

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Light Pasta Salad with Smoked Albacore
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Ingredients

  • 3/4 pound smoked Pacific albacore
  • 8 ounces dry rotini (corkscrew-shaped pasta, or pasta of choice)
  • 1/2 cup julienned sweet red pepper
  • 1/2 cup julienned blanched green beans
  • 1/3 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • Dressing
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 3 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley
  • 1-1 1/2 teaspoons grated lime peel
  • 1 tablespoon salt-reduced soy sauce
  • 1-1 1/2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried dill weed OR 1-1 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh dill weed

Preparation

Preparation

1 Break smoked albacore into small bite-size pieces; set aside.

2 Cook pasta; drain and rinse with cold water.

3 Combine all dressing ingredients; mix well.

4 Toss together pasta, peppers, beans, onions, smoked albacore, and dressing.

5 If possible, allow salad to stand for several hours, or overnight, in the refrigerator to allow flavors to meld together.

6 Serve cold.

Source: National Fisheries Institute