Creamy Rotini and Salmon

Creamy Rotini and Salmon
This impressive recipe combines pasta and baked salmon into a creamy one-dish meal. Parmesan cheese and toasted walnuts make the perfect toppers.
Makes 6
Prep 10 m
Bake 12 m
Cook 15 m

Ingredients

Directions

  1. 1 of 4 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.
  2. 2 of 4 Meanwhile, cook pasta following package directions. Drain and return to pot.
  3. 3 of 4 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.
  4. 4 of 4 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 Salmon
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Per Serving: 8 g fiber, 359 mg sodium, 479 kcal cal., 29 g pro., 63 g carb., 11 g Fat, total, 30 mg chol., 2 g sat. fat