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Poached Salmon Creamy Spinach Fettuccine

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  Olive oil 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sliced yellow squash 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sliced zucchini 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Scallions 3 , chopped
  Dried oregano 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salmon fillets 4 Ounce (4 In Number)
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Water 3 Tablespoon
  Orange 1
  Nonfat non diary creamer 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Orange extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground black pepper To Taste
  Salt To Taste
  Spinach fettuccine 8 Ounce

Warm the oil in a large no-stick skillet over medium heat.
Add the yellow squash, zucchini, scallions, and oregano.
Cook, stirring, for 5 minutes, or until crisp-tender.
Transfer to a large bowl and cover to keep warm.
Add the salmon, lemon juice, and water to the skillet.
Cook over medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes per side, or until the salmon is bright pink and flakes easily when tested with a fork.
Transfer the salmon to a plate and cover to keep warm.
Discard the liquid in the skillet.
Finely grate 1 tablespoon rind from the orange and add to the skillet.
Cut the orange in half and squeeze the juice into the skillet.
Discard the orange.
Whisk in the creamer, flour, and orange extract (if using).
Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, whisking constantly.
Reduce the heat to medium and cook, whisking often, for 5 minutes, or until thick and creamy.
Season with the salt and pepper.
Cook the fettuccine in a large pot of boiling water according to the package directions.
Drain and add to the bowl with the vegetables.
Pour the sauce over the pasta and toss gently to coat.
Serve topped with the salmon.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2356 Calories from Fat 867

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 101 g154.7%

Saturated Fat 62.6 g312.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 62.4 mg20.8%

Sodium 559 mg23.3%

Total Carbohydrates 316 g105.5%

Dietary Fiber 26.4 g105.8%

Sugars 70.7 g

Protein 61 g121.4%

Vitamin A 49.9% Vitamin C 309.7%

Calcium 34.4% Iron 33.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Poached Salmon Creamy Spinach Fettuccine Recipe