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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.

Source: EatingWell Magazine, November 2019




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  • 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

1 1/3 cup
473 calories; protein 19.8g; carbohydrates 49.4g; dietary fiber 5.9g; sugars 3.6g; fat 23g; saturated fat 3.4g; cholesterol 25.5mg; vitamin a iu 366.8IU; vitamin c 16.2mg; folate 59.2mcg; calcium 63.1mg; iron 2.8mg; magnesium 93.9mg; potassium 513mg; sodium 394.9mg; added sugar 1g.

3 1/2 fat, 3 starch, 1 1/2 lean protein