Salmon Salad

Salmon Salad Recipe
Photo: Travis Rathbone


Serves: 2

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 361
Fat 31 g
Satfat 5 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 14 g
Carbohydrate 13 g
Fiber 8 g
Cholesterol 37 mg
Iron 2 mg
Sodium 601 mg
Calcium 136 mg


1 7.5-oz. can wild salmon, drained, skin and large bones removed
1 tablespoon basil pesto
1 tablespoon olive oil mayonnaise
1 small clove garlic, minced
2 drained oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, finely chopped
5 pitted kalamata olives, finely chopped
2 scallions, finely chopped
1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 ripe but firm avocado, halved, pit removed
1 tablespoon pine nuts, toasted, optional


1. In a bowl, combine salmon, pesto, mayonnaise, garlic, sun-dried tomatoes, olives, scallions and vinegar; mash with a fork. Add a little water to adjust texture, if necessary. Season with salt and pepper.

2. Spoon salmon salad into avocado halves, sprinkle with toasted pine nuts, if desired, and serve.

Conner Middelmann-Whitney,


April 2014