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                    Alaska Salmon & Avocado Pasta Salad
 
 Recipe By     : Unknown 
 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Avocadoes                        Fish - Salmon
                 Pasta                            Peppers
                 Salads - Main Dish
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    6       oz           Dry pasta (macaroni, penne, rotini -- or shells
    1       cn           Alaska salmon (14 3/4 oz)
    2      tablespoons   French dressing
    1                    Red bell pepper -- thinly sliced
    3      tablespoons   Cilantro or parsley -- chopped
    1                    Lime -- juiced/rind grat
    1      tablespoon    Tomato paste
      1/2  cup           Sour cream
                         Paprika to taste
    1      bunch         Green onion -- thinly sliced
    2       tb           Light mayonnaise
    3                    Ripe avocados -- diced
                         Lettuce leaves to serve on
 
   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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