Alaska Smoked Salmon Summer Pasta Salad
|1/2 lb bow tie or penne pasta, cooked according to package directions|
|1/2 lb of Alaska smoked salmon, sliced or chunked|
|12 oz blanched green or yellow beans, asparagus or zucchini, cooled and cut into 2 inch pieces.|
|4 scallions, cut on a bias. (White and green parts)|
|1/3 cup olive oil|
|1/4 cup fresh lemon juice|
|1/4 cup fresh chopped dill|
|kosher salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste|
|1/4 tsp red pepper flakes|
- In a large bowl, combine pasta, Alaska smoked salmon and vegetables.
- In a separate bowl whisk olive oil, lemon juice, dill and seasonings.
- Pour over salad and toss.
- Variation: Add 2 to 3 ozs of Blue or Parmesan cheese before serving