Salmon & Tomato Pasta Salad

6
Easy
Dinner

Characteristics

Under 30 minutes High Calcium Without nuts

Nutritional Facts Per Serving

410
Calories
30 g
Protein
43 g
Carbs
3 g
fiber
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Nutritional Facts

1 6
  • Amount For Serving % Daily Value
  • Calories 410
  • Lipides 14 g
    • Saturated fat  3 g
  • Cholesterol 60 mg
  • Sodium  410 mg
  • Carbs 43 g
    • fiber  3 g
    • Sugar  4 g
  • Protein 30 g

Ingredients

  • 4 salmon fillet portions (5 oz/150 g each)
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil, divided
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) each salt and pepper, divided
  • 4 cups (1 L/approx. 250 g) rotini pasta, cooked according to package directions, drained and rinsed with cold water
  • 3 tomatoes, finely diced
  • 1/2 yellow pepper, finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup (250 mL) loosely packed basil leaves, roughly torn
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) balsamic vinegar

Method

  1. Brush salmon with 1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil. Season with 1/4 tsp (1 mL) each salt and pepper. Individually wrap salmon pieces in foil. Place on grill preheated to medium. Close lid and cook about 7 min., until fish is cooked through. Remove from grill. Be careful of steam when opening packets. Cool salmon completely. 
  2. Meanwhile, combine pasta, tomatoes, yellow pepper, garlic , basil and cheese in large bowl or serving dish. Flake salmon with a fork. Add to pasta mixture. 
  3. In small bowl or cup, whisk together remaining 1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil, balsamic vinegar and remaining 1/4 tsp (1 mL) each salt and pepper. Drizzle over pasta salad; toss gently. 

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