Buttery Pasta With Salmon and Leeks

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 640 calories
    • Fat 22 g
    • Sat Fat 9 g
    • Cholesterol 102 mg
    • Sodium 429 mg
    • Protein 39 g
    • Carbohydrate 71 g
    • Sugar 3 g
    • Fiber 5 g
    • Iron 5 mg
    • Calcium 61 mg
  • February 2013

Ingredients

  1. Check 3/4pound spaghetti
  2. Check 1pound skinless salmon fillet
  3. Check kosher salt and black pepper
  4. Check 4tablespoons unsalted butter
  5. Check 2 leeks, sliced
  6. Check chives, chopped

Directions

  1. Cook the spaghetti according to the package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, season salmon with ¾ teaspoon kosher salt and ¼ teaspoon black pepper. Cook in 2 tablespoons of the butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until opaque throughout, 4 to 6 minutes per side; remove and flake. Add the leeks to the skillet and cook until tender, 4 to 6 minutes.
  3. Toss the spaghetti with the salmon, leeks, remaining butter, and chives.