Salmon and Spinach Fettuccine

October 7, 2013  |  

There’s nothing more satisfying than wrapping your favorite pasta around a fork. Add salmon, greens, and a delicious sauce make the experience that much better. If you’re not a fan of smoked salmon, substitute canned salmon or, better yet, the fresh stuff. Broil fresh salmon to your desired doneness before adding it to the sauce.

Ingredients

8 ounces dry fettuccine pasta
1/4 cup butter
1 cup milk
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 pound smoked salmon, chopped
1 cup chopped fresh spinach
2 tablespoons capers
1/4 cup chopped sun-dried tomatoes
1/2 cup chopped fresh oregano

Directions
1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add fettuccine, and cook for 11 to 13 minutes or until al dente; drain.
2. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter, and blend with milk. Mix in the flour to thicken. Gradually stir in the Parmesan cheese until melted.
3. Crumble salmon into the butter mixture. Stir in the spinach, capers, sun-dried tomatoes, and oregano. Cook and stir about 3 minutes, until heated through. Serve over the cooked pasta.

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