Wondering what to do with leftover salmon? This is a delicious and easy way to turn it into another weeknight-friendly, quick dinner. Don't forget to reserve some pasta water--its starch thickens the lemon-garlic pasta sauce and makes it silky-smooth.

Breana Killeen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, November 2019




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Instructions Checklist
  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup cooking water.

  • Combine oil, garlic, anchovy paste, crushed red pepper, lemon zest and lemon juice in a large skillet. Heat over medium-high heat until sizzling, about 3 minutes. Add the reserved water, the pasta, salmon, parsley and salt. Cook, stirring, until the sauce coats the pasta, about 2 minutes. Serve topped with breadcrumbs.

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Nutrition Facts

473 calories; protein 19.8g 40% DV; carbohydrates 49.4g 16% DV; dietary fiber 5.9g 24% DV; sugars 3.6g; fat 23g 35% DV; saturated fat 3.4g 17% DV; cholesterol 25.5mg 9% DV; vitamin a iu 366.8IU 7% DV; vitamin c 16.2mg 27% DV; folate 59.2mcg 15% DV; calcium 63.1mg 6% DV; iron 2.8mg 16% DV; magnesium 93.9mg 34% DV; potassium 513mg 14% DV; sodium 394.9mg 16% DV; added sugar 1g.


Rating: 5 stars
So simple and delicious! What a great use for leftovers. Read More