Add curry powder to boiling salted water and cook pasta according to package directions until still firm; drain and rinse until cooled with cold running water. Drain, thoroughly, and turn into salad bowl. Add shrimp, salmon, chickpeas and raisins.

In a small bowl, stir chives, lemon juice, salt and pepper together; add oil and stir vigorously until well blended. Pour over salad; toss well and serve on individual salad plates lined with butter lettuce mix.

Ingredients

Salad

  • 4 Ounces uncooked bow-tie or shell pasta
  • 3 Tablespoons curry powder
  • 8 Ounces cooked shrimp
  • 4 Ounces smoked salmon; sliced into long, narrow strips
  • 1 can (15 ounces) chickpeas, drained
  • 3/4 Cup California raisins

Procedure

Dressing

  • 3 Tablespoons minced fresh chives
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 1/2 Cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Package (7 ounces) prepared spring salad mix

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories 420 (Calories from Fat 47%); Total Fat 22 ( Saturated Fat 3; Trans Fat 0; ); Cholesterol 80; Sodium 95; Potassium 624; Total Carbohydrate 37; Dietary Fiber 7; Sugars 15; Protein 20; Calcium 88; Iron 5;

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