PASTA WITH SALMON AND DILL

PASTA WITH SALMON AND DILL

1 pound Radiatore, Wagon Wheels, or other medium pasta shape, uncooked
1 pound salmon steaks
OR
1 14-ounce can salmon, drained
Freshly ground pepper
4 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
1 cup celery (3 stalks), chopped
1 cup onion (1 medium), chopped
1 carrot, sliced
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon white wine vinegar

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. Prepare pasta according to package directions; drain.

  2. Place the salmon in a non-reactive baking dish; season with pepper. Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 25 minutes. Remove the foil and cool. Remove the skin and bones; discard. Flake the salmon into large pieces and place in a large mixing bowl (if using canned salmon, place directly in the bowl and season with pepper). Add dill, celery, onion, carrot and pasta. In a small bowl, whisk together oil, lemon juice and vinegar. Add salmon and pasta and toss gently. Serve well chilled.