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Cheesy Salmon Pasta

Cheesy Salmon Pasta

  • Prep

    15 m
  • Cook

    15 m
  • Ready In

    30 m
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For those who love salmon, here's a new way to switch it up a bit. Simple and easy, yet simply satisfying! You will want more and more. It's rich, has a nice tangy flavor to it, and is absolutely delicious!

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  • Calories:
  • 485 kcal
  • 24%
  • Fat:
  • 18.7 g
  • 29%
  • Carbs:
  • 45.3g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 32.4 g
  • 65%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 49 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium:
  • 523 mg
  • 21%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  2. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in the onions, green onions, and pesto. Cook until tender. Mix in salmon, and cook until heated through. Stir in 1/2 the Parmesan cheese, and continue cooking 5 minutes. Toss with the cooked pasta, and sprinkle with remaining Parmesan cheese to serve.
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cookpatch
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cookpatch

5/12/2009

I am always kind of amused by the reviews that say, "this recipe was great! I made it just like it says, except I changed t five of the main ingredients..." So when I say, "this recipe was great! Except I changed..." I am laughing at myself as well. I changed the spaghetti to bow tie pasta, and since I didn't have any pesto handy, I substituted a tomato and basil bruschetta instead. And it was stlil delicious! Perhaps that is the mark of a great basic recipe--it can stand up to tinkering.

IMVINTAGE
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IMVINTAGE

4/26/2006

I cut the recipe in half as it was just me for lunch, I too used whole wheat spaghetti but I used a piece of leftover grilled salmon instead of canned. I did use pesto (Simple Garlic and Basil Pesto from this site) & it added such freshness & flavor....next tiem I will double the pesto. I minced my onions up real small because while I wanted the flavor, I didn't want chunks. After it was done & plated, I squeezed some lemon juice on it & sprinkled it w/ some black pepper & I liked that so well that I hit it w/ some lemon pepper. What a healthy, flavorful & easy way to stretch leftover salmon!

RiceLover
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RiceLover

2/3/2011

Verry yummy!!! I added waaay more pesto, spinach, and green bell pepper. Because I am watching my weight, we did not add the cheese and it was still very delish! We ate with penne pasta. This was also very quick to make which is great for me!

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