Pasta with Grilled Salmon and Garlic Broccoli

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Dec. 27, 2011

Ingredients

Skinless boneless salmon fillet 4
Kosher salt 1 1/2 Pinch (A Good Pinch)
Black pepper 1/2 Teaspoon (A Few Grinds)
Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
Red onion 1 , peeled and cut crosswise into slices
Hot red pepper flakes 1 1/2 Pinch (Use As Good Pinch)
Fresh broccoli florets 3 Cup (48 tbs) , cooked until crisp
Minced garlic 1 Tablespoon
Orecchiette pasta 3/4 Pound , cooked until firm and resilient
Chopped fresh oregano 2 Tablespoon
Chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon
Canned low sodium chicken broth/Homemade fish / chicken broth 1 1/4 Cup (20 tbs)
Croutons 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Use Fresh)

Directions

GETTING READY

1. Start by preparing a charcoal, wood, or gas grill or preheat the broiler

MAKING

2. Lay the salmon, and sprinkle with salt and pepper, the take the fillets and rub with a little olive oil, use 1 tablespoon of oil,

3. Place the fillets on a griller and grill for 2 minutes on each side, once grilled take out the fillets and set aside to cool to room temperature

4. Once the fillets have cooled down, dry them and cut into large pieces,

5. In a large skillet, place the fish pieces along with the remaining olive oil, heat it till it gets very hot

6. In a skillet, add red onion and red pepper flakes, stir for 1 minute, then add broccoli and garlic, again stir for 1 minute, now add pasta, oregano, parsley, and broth and sprinkle with salt and pepper, stir till the ingredeints are well combined

7. In shallow soup bowls, add the flaked salmon along with juice from the fish

8. Sprinkle with croutons before serving, if desired

SERVING

9. Serve wiht sprinkled croutons on top or with toasted garlic bread or salads

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 700Calories from Fat 140

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.6%

Saturated Fat 2 g10%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 389 mg16.21%

Total Carbohydrates 89 g29.7%

Dietary Fiber 9 g36%

Sugars 5 g

Protein 50 g100%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet