Penne Pasta With Salmon And Greens

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May. 19, 2009

Penne pasta with salmon and greens is a real whole meal for your dinner or lunch. This dish serves you balanced nutrition, as all the ingredients are rich in some type of nutrition like carbohydrate, protein, minerals, fiber etc. It is not an elaborate process to cook and finally it is too good for your taste buds. So, watch the video and try for tonight.


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
Preparation Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 2