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Salmon Pesto Pasta

Salmon Pesto Pasta

Servings: 2

Ingredients

  • 12 oz salmon
  • 1.5 cups dry pasta (rotini)
  • 2 cups fresh arugula
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1-2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1-2 tsp salt

Instructions

Pre-Cook (Mise En Place):

  • Gather your equipment: sauce pan, sheet pan, blender
  • Pre-heat oven to 400F
  • Boil water
  • Season salmon with 1 tsp garlic powder, 1 tsp salt, coat with 1 tsp olive oil

Cooking Method:

  • First, boil the pasta according to the package instructions
  • Next, place the salmon in the oven and bake it for 10-15 minutes
  • Then, place the arugula, olive oil, garlic powder, and salt in a blender. Blend until smooth. Season with salt to preferred taste
  • Drain the cooked pasta. In a bowl add the pesto and mix well (add the amount of pesto to your preferred taste)
  • Remove the cooked salmon from the oven. Using two forks, shred the salmon.
  • Place the salmon on top of the pasta and enjoy!