Salmon and Pasta with Lemon Balm Pesto

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 495.3
  • Total Fat: 26.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 32.6 mg
  • Sodium: 332.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 45.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.1 g
  • Protein: 26.4 g

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Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    Lemon Balm Pesto:
    2 c. fresh lemon balm leaves
    5 T olive oil
    5 cloves garlic
    salt and pepper to taste

    Salmon Pasta:
    8 oz spelt spaghetti noodles
    2 5-ounce cans wild pink salmon, drained
    1/2 large onion, sliced
    1 T butter
    1 T oil
    2 c. frozen chopped spinach

Directions

Lemon Balm Pesto:
Combine lemon balm, oil, and garlic in food processor. Thin with water if necessary. Set aside.

Salmon Pasta:
Boil noodles per package directions.

In a large saucepan, over medium heat, heat oil and butter. Saute onion until translucent. Stir in remaining ingredients and simmer until heated through.

Combine cooked pasta, salmon mixture, and pesto in large pot.

Makes 4 2-cup servings.

Serving Size: 2 cups

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LEFTOVERS4LUNCH.

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