Fettucine with Salmon and Tomatoes can easily elevate any boring weeknight dinner. This is definitely a recipe your family asks for very often, if not every day.
It’s one of the easiest fettucine recipes but with a healthy twist. Salmon in this recipe provides the protein you need and all the other ingredients gives it an amazing creaminess.
Who doesn’t love pasta? Well, I love that you can create like a zillion of various recipes with this simple food. The only thing you need to do is to combine the right foods together. I used to love it in the simplest form, cooked pasta with butter. Oh I could eat it everyday for every meal! Other family members would have that buttered pasta with one or two types of cheese. Sometimes I just couldn’t decide which one to eat, so I would eat both! First the plain buttered pasta and then with cheese.
I remember pasta was the first dish I made for my family as a teenager and it was really nice to see everyone gobbled it heartily. I knew it would become my passion those times. Isn’t it so great that you have a different meal every time you cook pasta with different ingredients?
Among all types of pasta, I think my favorite type is fettuccine. And this easy fettuccine recipe with salmon is one of my family’s favorite.
You will love the easiness of this fettuccine with salmon and tomatoes. The flavors meld perfectly together. Salmon, tomatoes and parmesan are the main ingredients you need for this recipe.
This is not a very creamy fettuccine recipe, just in the right level of creaminess, coming mainly from the tomatoes. There is no cream in this recipe, but milk is definitely enough to help the creaminess and gives the pasta a little sweetness.
You can cook this fettuccine with salmon and tomatoes using just one pot. First cook the fettuccine according to package directions, transfer it to a colander and cook the sauce in the same pot. Sauté the garlic in olive oil and then add in the tomatoes. Let them release juice and add salmon, dried dill weed, parmesan and milk. Cook until it gets a thick creamy sauce and toss in the cooked pasta.
I love to garnish it with more parmesan and some fresh herbs when serving.
The only thing you need to pair with this scrumptious fettucine with salmon and tomatoes is a glass of good red wine.
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Fettucine with Salmon and Tomatoes
It’s one of the easiest fettucine recipes but with a healthy twist.
- Prep Time: 10 minutes
- Cook Time: 15 minutes
- Total Time: 25 minutes
- 8 oz fettuccine, dry
- 2tsp extra virgin olive oil
- 2 tsp garlic, chopped
- 3 cups tomato, chopped
- 7oz salmon, canned in water
- 2 tsp dill weed, dried
- ¼ cup parmesan cheese
- ¼ cup milk, fat-free
- Cook fettuccini according to package directions; drain in colander and set aside, keeping warm.
- Heat a large, non-stick skillet over medium-high heat and add the olive oil. Sauté the garlic until golden brown, about 1 minute. Add the tomatoes and sauté briefly. Add the rest of the ingredients and cook until heated through.
- Toss with the cooked pasta and serve hot.
- Serving Size: 4
Fat Per Serving: 8
Nutrition facts are estimates only