Acini Pepe with Artichoke Hearts and Salmon

Preparation info
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Appears in
Monday-to-Friday Cookbook

By Michele Urvater

Published 1991

  • About

The beady texture of the acini pepe complements the flakiness of the salmon. If you omit the artichoke hearts or corn, you can serve either a vegetable or salad with this.


  • Salt
  • 2 cups acini pepe, orzo, or elbow macaroni
  • 2 packages (


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat. When the water comes to a boil, add the pasta and cook until tender but still firm to the bite, about 10 minutes. If you’re using the artichokes or corn, add them to the boiling water for the last minute of cooking.
  2. Meanwhile drain the salmon and place it in a mixing bowl. Add the lime juice, spaghetti sa