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Shell Pasta Salad With Salmon And Green Beans

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Ingredients
  Small pasta shells/Macaroni 1⁄2 Pound
  Green beans 1⁄4 Pound
  Low-fat cottage cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Low fat plain yogurt 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Fresh lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Coarsely chopped fresh dill 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Canned salmon 15 1⁄2 Ounce, drained (2 Cans, 7.75 Ounce / 220 Gram)
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste
  Boston lettuce/Red leaf lettuce 1
Directions

In large pot of boiling water, cook pasta until al dente (tender but firm).
Drain and rinse under cold water; drain again and set aside.
Cut green beans into 1 1/2-in/4 cm lengths and blanch in boiling water for 2 minutes.
Drain and rinse under cold water; drain thoroughly and set aside.
In food processor or through sieve, puree cottage cheese.
Combine with yogurt and lemon juice; mix well.
In bowl, combine pasta, green beans, yogurt mixture and dill; stir to mix.
Discard skin from salmon and break into chunks; add to salad and stir gently to mix.
Add pepper to taste.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Mixing
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Pasta

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