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Salmon Pasta Salad Recipe

User Rating 4.5 Star Rating (4 Reviews)


This salmon pasta salad makes a nice meal for a hot summer evening, or take it along to a potluck supper.


  • 6 ounces thin spaghetti
  • 1 small can (7 3/4 ounces) salmon
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry basil, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3/4 cup chopped tomato
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onion
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • tomato wedges
  • grated Parmesan cheese


Cook spaghetti according to package directions; drain. Drain salmon, reserving 1 teaspoon of liquid; flake salmon.

Combine reserved salmon liquid with oil, vinegar, basil, salt, and pepper. Whisk or shake to blend well; pour over the warm spaghetti. Cool spaghetti and dressing mixture. Toss cooled spaghetti and dressing mixture with flaked salmon, chopped tomato, chopped celery, chopped cucumber, chopped green onion, and chopped parsley. Cover and chill thoroughly. Garnish salad with tomato wedges and serve with Parmesan cheese.

Chilled salmon with spaghetti serves 6.

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 4 out of 5
Great summer salad, Member atsvan

I did change a few things, I doubled the sauce and I added Dill Weed, and Dijon mustard, and chili flakes and put it in a blender and then poured it all over the noodles, salmon, and veggies. Very good will make again.

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