Dilled Pasta Salad with Smoked Fish

Rotini, zucchini, carrot and smoked whitefish or salmon are tossed with creamy dill dressing. It’s just right for a casual lunch or supper get-together.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 20 min
  • Servings 4

2
cups uncooked rotini pasta or spiral macaroni (6 ounces)
1/2
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/4
cup sour cream or plain yogurt
1
tablespoon chopped fresh dill weed or 1/2 teaspoon dried dill weed
1/2
teaspoon ground mustard
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
can (2 1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained (1/2 cup)
2
medium green onions, thinly sliced (2 tablespoons)
1
medium zucchini, thinly sliced (2 cups)
1
medium carrot, thinly sliced (1/2 cup)
2
cups flaked smoked whitefish or salmon (2/3 pound)

  • 1 Cook and drain pasta as directed on package. Rinse with cold water; drain.
  • 2 Mix mayonnaise, sour cream, dill weed, mustard, salt and pepper in large bowl. Add pasta and remaining ingredients except fish; toss. Gently stir in fish.
  • 3 Cover and refrigerate about 2 hours or until chilled but no longer than 24 hours.

Expert Tips

Prep and refrigerate all the ingredients the night before you plan to serve. The next day or eve, toss the pasta and remaining ingredients with the creamy dill dressing as directed.

A loaf of caraway rye bread, torn into chunks, or crusty hard rolls would go great with this dilly of a salad.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
535
(
Calories from Fat
235 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
26 g
26 %
(Saturated Fat
4 g,
4 %
),
Cholesterol
70 mg
70 %;
Sodium
980 mg
980 %;
Total Carbohydrate
52 g
52 %
(Dietary Fiber
4 g
4 %
),
Protein
27 g
27 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
66%;
Vitamin C
12%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
24%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 2 Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.