Creamy Salmon Pasta Salad

Creamy Salmon Pasta Salad


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About this recipe: This pasta salad makes a lovely light summer meal. Tinned salmon is tossed with macaroni, tomato, spring onion, pickled cucumber spears and mayo for an easy but delightful salad.


Serves: 8 

  • 500g macaroni
  • 2 ripe tomatoes, diced
  • 4 spring onions, chopped
  • 2 pickled cucumber spears, diced
  • 1 (418g) tin salmon, drained
  • 8 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • salt and pepper to taste

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:1hr chilling  ›  Ready in:1hr20min 

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to the boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  2. When pasta has come to room temperature, combine it with tomatoes, spring onions, cucumber spears, salmon, mayonnaise, salt and pepper in a large bowl and mix well. Chill before serving.

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I found this in a search as all i had in the cupboard for lunch was a tin of salmon and pasta. Got to say - simple, quick and so surprisingly yum! Plus is now a new fave in the house as opposed to boring tuna, sweetcorn pasta - 10 Mar 2012


I love to use tinned salmon, as it is so good for you (full of Omega 3 oil) and this recipe is really quick, easy and very tasty. I have made it several times since seeing this recipe. My other favourite is tinned salmon fishcakes, but this is even easier to make. Enjoy! - 14 Sep 2012

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