This impressive recipe combines pasta and baked salmon into a creamy one-dish meal. Parmesan cheese and toasted walnuts make the perfect toppers.

Source: Family Circle

Gallery

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
bake:
12 mins at 450°
cook:
15 mins
Servings:
6
Advertisement

Ingredients

Ingredient Checklist

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Heat oven to 450°. Coat a small baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. Add salmon to pan and bake at 450° for 12 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Keep warm.

    Advertisement
Instructions Checklist
  • Meanwhile, cook pasta following package directions. Drain and return to pot.

Instructions Checklist
Instructions Checklist
Instructions Checklist
  • While pasta is cooking, whisk together half-and-half, cornstarch, salt, nutmeg and cayenne. Place in medium-size saucepan and bring to a boil. Simmer on low for 1 minute until sauce thickens. Add peas and simmer for an additional minute, until peas are heated through. Remove from heat; stir in 1/4 cup of the Parmesan cheese.

Instructions Checklist
  • Stir sauce into drained pasta. Remove skin from salmon and discard. Flake salmon into bite-size pieces and gently stir into pasta. Top with remaining 1/4 cup cheese and the nuts and serve.

Nutrition Facts

479 calories; total fat 11g; saturated fat 2g; cholesterol 30mg; sodium 359mg; carbohydrates 63g; fiber 8g; protein 29g.

Reviews