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Seafood Pasta Salad

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Ingredients
  Fettuccine/1/4 pound / 110 gram dried fettuccine 1⁄3 Pound, broken into short lengths (150 gram, fresh include some tomato flavored if possible)
  Squid 5 Ounce, cleaned and cut into rings (150 gram)
  Baby clams 5 Ounce, drained (150 gram, bottled or canned)
  Milk 185 Milliliter (3/4 cup)
  Olive oil 15 Milliliter (1 tablespoon)
  Shrimp 1⁄2 Pound, cooked, cut in half if large (225 gram)
  Red onion 1 Small, thinly sliced
  Red pepper 1 Small, sliced
  Celery stalk 1 , sliced
  Chopped fresh dill 40 Milliliter (2 1/2 tablespoon)
  Cherry tomatoes 375 Milliliter (1 1/2 cups, yellow or red variety)
For dressing
  Olive oil 185 Milliliter (3/4 cup)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
  Lemon 1 , freshly juiced
  White wine vinegar 45 Milliliter (3 tablespoon)
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1) In a pan, cook the fettuccine in the boiling salted water, until tender. Drain, rinse under cold water and drain again.
2) In a large serving bowl, transfer the fettuccine and stir in a little olive oil.
3) In a bowl, soak the squid rings and clams in milk for at least 30 minutes, drain.
4) In a frying pan, gently saute the squid rings and clams in 1 tablespoon olive oil, until the squid is opaque and tender. Transfer to the salad bowl.
5) Add the shrimp, onion, pepper and celery, toss lightly to mix.

FINALIZING
6) In a screw-top jar, add the dressing ingredients, shake well and pour over the salad.
7) Add 1/2 dill and toss lightly to coat the ingredients thoroughly.
8) Refrigerate the salad to chill for 1 hour or more.

SERVING
9) Garnish with rest of the dill and tomatoes, serve the Seafood Pasta Salad, chilled on individual serving plates.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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