Recipe

Pasta salad with smoked trout, asparagus, lemon and capers

This delicious salad is best made and assembled the day you are going to eat it; it can be made in the morning if you are going to be enjoying it for lunch.

  • 25 mins cooking
  • Serves 8
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Ingredients

Pasta salad with smoked trout, asparagus, lemon and capers
  • 340 gram (11 ounces) asparagus trimmed
  • 250 gram (8 ounces) penne pasta
  • 1/2 cup (150g) mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon rinsed, drained baby capers
  • 2 green onions (scallions), sliced thinly
  • 300 gram (9½ ounces) smoked trout, flaked

Method

Pasta salad with smoked trout, asparagus, lemon and capers
  • 1
    Cut asparagus into 5cm (2-inch) lengths. Boil, steam or microwave asparagus until tender; drain. Rinse under cold water; drain.
  • 2
    Cook pasta in large saucepan of boiling water until tender; drain. Rinse under cold water; drain.
  • 3
    Combine mayonnaise and juice in large bowl; stir in parsley, capers, onion, trout, asparagus and pasta. Season to taste.

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