Buttery Pasta With Salmon and Leeks

Buttery Pasta With Salmon and Leeks
Raymond Hom

 

Toss spaghetti with sautéed salmon and mild, tender leeks for an elegant pasta dinner.

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Serves 4
preparation
15
minutes
cooking
20
minutes

Ingredients

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

 

Charlyne Mattox
February 2013

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 640
  • 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
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.

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