Pasta with Spinach & Salmon Cream Sauce

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 570.6
  • Total Fat: 21.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 85.1 mg
  • Sodium: 254.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 56.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.1 g
  • Protein: 42.6 g

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Modified from The Paupered Modified from The Paupered
Number of Servings: 2


    8 oz. salmon filet
    salt & pepper
    cooking spray
    5 oz. fresh spinach or baby spinach
    3/4 cup fat free half & half
    1/2 tsp. freshly grated nutmeg
    4 oz. (1.5 cups) Dreamfields low carb penne rigate cooked al dente minus 2 minutes
    2 tbsp freshly chopped flat parsley
    1 tsp grated lemon rind
    1 oz. walnuts, finely chopped (optional)


Heat a large non-stick saute pan over medium-high heat,. Spray with cooking spray. Sear the salmon until it develops a golden crust, about 3 minutes per side. Then remove to a cutting board. In the same pan, cook the spinach until it reduces to one fourth its size (about two minutes), then add the parsley & lemon zest and cook for an additional minute. Add the cream, grated nutmeg and pasta. Simmer 5 minutes. Flake the salmon into chunks and add it to the pan, topping with the chopped walnuts. Toss & serve.

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user PJBNBPT.

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