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smoked mackerel, greens & pasta salad

(1 rating)
Recipe by
rowena naish
Herford, Nordrhein-Westfalen

it was my first time to make this salad for dinner...and wow! I fell in love with this salad. my hubby loved this so much, that when i was about to have some of the left-over, he ate them already. He said, i should make this often. So, i made this again.

(1 rating)
yield 5 serving(s)
prep time 30 Min

Ingredients For smoked mackerel, greens & pasta salad

  • 200 g
    dried pasta bows
  • 400 g
    skinless and boneless hot-smoked(or just smoke) mackerel or salmon fillets
  • 6
    spring onions, sliced diagonally into short lengths
  • 1
    cucumber, cubed
  • 300 g
    cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 stick
    celery stalks, thinly sliced
  • 60 g
  • 4 Tbsp
    kraft light french dressing
  • 100 g
    low-fat natural yogurt
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • small handful of fresh dill, finely chopped
  • a very small bunch of fresh chives, finely choped
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • ground chili flakes, optional

How To Make smoked mackerel, greens & pasta salad

  • 1
    Cook the pasta according to the packet instructions. Drain and rinse under cold water, then drain again and transfer to a large salad or serving bowl.
  • 2
    Break the mackerel or salmon into flakes and add to the pasta with the spring onions, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, celery, and watercress.
  • 3
    In a separate bowl, mix together the dressing ingredients and season to taste with salt and pepper. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and carefully toss to combine. Serve. Note: If uses just smoked mackerel or salmon, u can add ground chili flakes, drizzle on the salad.