Creamy Rotini and Salmon
- cal. (kcal) 479
- Makes: 6 servings
- Prep: 10 mins
- Bake: 12 mins at 450°F
- Cook: 15 mins
salmon fillet (1 piece)
14 1/2 -
omega-3-enriched rotini pasta (such as Barilla)
frozen peas, thawed
grated Parmesan cheese
toasted walnuts, coarsely chopped
- Heat oven to 450 degrees . Coat a small baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. Add salmon to pan and bake at 450 degrees for 12 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Keep warm.
- Meanwhile, cook pasta following package directions. Drain and return to pot.
- While pasta is cooking, whisk together half-and-half, cornstarch, salt, nutmeg and cayenne. Place in medium-size saucepan and bring to a boil. Simmer on low for 1 minute until sauce thickens. Add peas and simmer for an additional minute, until peas are heated through. Remove from heat; stir in 1/4 cup of the Parmesan cheese.
- Stir sauce into drained pasta. Remove skin from salmon and discard. Flake salmon into bite-size pieces and gently stir into pasta. Top with remaining 1/4 cup cheese and the nuts and serve.
Nutrition Information for Creamy Rotini and SalmonServings Per Recipe: 6
PER SERVING: 479 cal., 11 g total fat (2 g sat. fat), 30 mg chol., 359 mg sodium, 63 g carb. (8 g fiber), 29 g pro.