Recipe Wednesday – Creamy Rotini and Salmon

Sorry for the late post! ūüôā ¬†It’s been that kind of day! Please remember to be praying for Stellan and his family. ¬†He needs all the prayers that he can get!

Here’s another great recipe from Family Circle. ¬†This one is pretty good for you to with the salmon, enriched pasta, and fat-free half and half! ¬†It’s pretty easy too!

Creamy Rotini and Salmon
Makes 6 servings
1/2 pound Salmon Fillet (1 piece)
1 box (14 1/2 oz) omega-3-enriched Rotini Pasta
2 c Fat-Free Half and Half
2 t Cornstarch
1/4 t Salt
1/4 t Ground Nutmeg
1/8 t Cayenne Pepper
1 box (10 oz) Frozen Peas, thawed
1/2 c Parmesan Cheese
1/3 c Toasted Walmuns, coarsley chopped
1. Heat oven to 450 degress.  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.
2. Meanwhile, cook pasta following package directions.  Drain and return to pot.
3. While pasta is cooking, whisk together half-and-half, cornstarch, salt, nutmeg, and cayenne.  Place in medium-size suacepan and bring to a boil.  Simmer on low for 1 minute until sauce thickens.
4. Add peas and simmer for an additional minute, until peas are heated through.  Remove from heat; stir in 1/4 c of the Parmesan cheese
5. Stir sauce into drained pasta.  
6. Remove skin from salmon and discard.  Flake salmon into bite-size pieces and gently stir into pasta.  Top with remaining 1/4 c cheese and the nuts and serve.

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1 Comment

  1. Reply
    Tripp and Kelly Dixon
    March 27, 2009 at 1:24 am

    This recipe looks delicious, and it has 2 of my favorite ingredients — pasta and salmon! I will definitely have to try this next week.

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