Penne Pasta With Salmon And Greens


Whole wheat 1/2 Pound
Poached salmon 1/2 Pound
Dandelion greens 1 Bunch (100 gm)
Chopped dill 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Chopped garlic 3 Clove (15 gm)
Leeks 2
Cherry tomatoes 1/2 Pint
Canned diced tomatoes 14 Ounce
Vegetable broth 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Extra virgin olive oil 1 Teaspoon
Pepper To Taste


Cook the pasta according to the package directions being sure to reserve about a half cup of the pasta water.

Heat olive oil in a large non-stick sauté pan over medium heat. Stir in leeks, and sauté for about three or four minutes before adding in stir in the garlic. Continue to cook leeks and garlic until softened and smelling fantastic.

Add in dandelion greens and chicken broth along with some salt and pepper. Stir everything together and then cover for about five minutes or until dandelion greens have wilted down.

Stir in dill and salmon and continue cook until the salmon has heated through. Mix in your cooked penne and reserved pasta water. Enjoy!

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 826Calories from Fat 103

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18.5%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 896 mg37.33%

Total Carbohydrates 157 g52.3%

Dietary Fiber 26 g104%

Sugars 16 g

Protein 35 g70%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet