Pasta With Salmon, Spinach, and Olives

Pasta With Salmon, Spinach, and Olives
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Directions

  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Reserve ¼ cup of the cooking water; drain the pasta and return it to the pot.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the leeks, season with ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper, and cook until beginning to soften, 3 to 5 minutes.
  3. Push the leeks to one side of the pan. Add the salmon, cover, and cook until opaque throughout, 2 to 5 minutes per side. Flake the salmon and toss with the pasta, spinach, olives, lemon juice, and pasta water.
By October, 2012

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 416
  • Fat 11g
  • Sat Fat 1g
  • Cholesterol 54mg
  • Sodium 381mg
  • Protein 31g
  • Carbohydrate 53g
  • Sugar 4g
  • Fiber 10g
  • Iron 6mg
  • Calcium 145mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

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