This wonderful flavor of cooked salmon served with pasta, tossed together in a light dressing, make this a gourmet dish that will impress friends and family alike.
To make this pasta recipe, you only need a few ingredients, which is just another reason to love it!
Prep. Time: 1o min
Cook Time: 10 min
Total Time: 20 min
1 package (350g) fettuccine or other long pasta
450g (1 lb) salmon fillets, without skin, cut into chunks
3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
1 yellow pepper, diced
1000g (18 oz) baby spinach
1/2 cups vinaigrette balsamic
1 teaspoon lemon zest, finely grated
salt and black pepper
1. In a large pot, boil a salted water and cook the pasta al dente according to package directions. Drain and rinse thoroughly under cold water. Set aside.
2. Sprinkle the salmon with salt and pepper. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in large high-sided skillet over medium heat. Add salmon and cook for 3-4 minutes. Transfer the fish on a plate and set aside.
3. In the same skillet, heat the remaining olive oil and add the yellow pepper. Cook for few minutes, until softened. Add the spinach and cook for 1-2 minutes or until the spinach is soft.
4. Remove the skillet from heat and add the pasta, the vinaigrette, lemon zest, salt and pepper. Toss to coat all the ingredients. Serve immediately with salmon and lemon zest.
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