Recipe Remix: Sesame Ginger Salmon Pasta Salad

Have a potluck coming up and need an easy dish to share? Something that is healthy and flavorful, but doesn’t take too much work… Well here is a new twist on an old favorite. You can easily turn your Sesame Ginger Salmon into an Asian-inspired pasta salad everyone will be raving about.

Sesame Ginger Salmon Pasta Salad

Serves 6

By Dream Dinners

Ingredients

  • Dream Dinners Sesame Ginger Salmon – 6 serving dinner
  • Cavatappi pasta – 1lb
  • Diced red pepper – 1/8 cup
  • Cooked Edamame – 1 cup
  • Shredded carrot – ½ cup
  • Fresh chopped cilantro – 1/8 cup
  • Diced green onion – 1/8 cup
  • Canola oil – ¾ cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • Sesame seeds for garnish

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions and salmon (reserve sauce bag) according to cooking instructions.
  2. Prepare a large bowl of ice and cold water. Add pasta immediately after cooking to stop the cooking process. Drain.
  3. Add the sesame ginger sauce to a food processor/blender. While running, slowly stream in canola oil to create a dressing.
  4. Once salmon has cooled, flake into large pieces. Toss pasta with remaining ingredients and Asian dressing. Season with salt & pepper to taste.
  5. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Serve chilled.