Penne Primavera with Fresh Salmon

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This is the Penne Primavera with Fresh Salmon recipe.

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cooking: 15 min - 20 min
Yields 8 servings
penne primavera with fresh salmon

Ingredients

  • 3 2/3 cups (910 mL) whole wheat penne
  • 2 1/2 cups (625 mL) 2 % Milk
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup (80 mL) basil pesto
  • 1 cup (250 mL) medium-spicy salsa
  • 2 minced garlic cloves
  • 8 oz (250 g) fresh salmon fillet cooked and chunked
  • 2 cups (500 mL) cooked chopped broccoli flowerets
  • 2 cups (500 mL) cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) fresh basil chopped

Preparation

In large pot of boiling water, cook penne according to package directions until al dente. Drain pasta and return to pot.

Whisk flour into milk and pour over pasta. Stir in pesto and garlic. Cook over medium heat, stirring, until sauce thickens, about 3-5 minutes. Stir in salsa. Gently add broccoli and salmon pieces and reheat about 2 minutes. Stir in tomato halves, sprinkle with fresh basil and serve immediately.

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 329 Calories
Protein: 18 g
Carbohydrate: 46 g
Fat: 10 g
Fibre: 5.6 g
Sodium: 258 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

 
(% DV*)
Calcium: 13 % / 146 mg
Vitamin B12: 61 %
Vitamin C: 47 %
Magnesium: 41 %
Thiamin: 32 %