Light & Healthy 15-Minute Salmon Recipe With Peas & Rotini Is a Fresh Lunch or Dinner by 30Seconds Food

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Light & Healthy 15-Minute Salmon Recipe With Peas & Rotini Is a Fresh Lunch or Dinner

Salmon and green peas are the stars of this healthy recipe. This easy salmon and pasta recipe is good hot or cold, for lunch or for dinner

Any short pasta could be used in this recipe, like mini penne, fusilli, cavatelli or elbow macaroni. Because you can serve this easy pasta salad recipe hot or cold, it's a great choice for potlucks or cookouts.   

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 6 minutes 
Cook Time: 9 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 3 to 4

  • 3 cups rotini pasta or your favorite pasta, cooked according to package directions
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 1 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 2 salmon fillets, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1/3 cup crème fraiche or plain yogurt
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • freshy grated Parmesan cheese, for serving

Here's how to make it:

  1. Heat the olive oil in a skillet. Add the shallot and cook until soft, about 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Add the peas, salmon, crème fraiche and water. Cook until salmon is cooked through, about 4 to 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. 
  3. Stir in the cooked pasta and heat through. Taste and add more salt and pepper, if needed. Serve with Parmesan cheese. 

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Skillets $10 & Up
Rotini Pasta $1 & Up
Olive Oil $3 & Up

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This sounds unbelievably good.
I think the whole family would love this one, yummy.
Elisa Schmitz
This has become a favorite of mine. So delicious! Donna John
Andrea Zanon
This is a favorite of mine as well. I use zucchini instead of peas and garlic instead of shallots. Back home in Italy we we do it with smoked salmon. Thank you again for sharing
Elisa Schmitz
Thank you for your kind feedback. We're so glad you enjoyed this easy, delicious recipe. So interesting to hear how you use the recipe with salmon in Italy, Andrea Zanon . I will try it!
Is that 3 cups cooked, or 3 cups dry"
Elisa Schmitz
It’s three cups dry pasta, that is then cooked according to package directions. Hope you enjoy this delicious recipe, htownnole !

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