Recipe: Fettuccine and Salmon Marinara

Healthy, delicious and satisfying
Recipe: Fettuccine and Salmon Marinara
This satisfying and flavorful dish is full of healthy ingredients, including salmon, wheat fettuccine, olive oil and marinara sauce. Use red pepper flakes if you prefer a little spice.


3/4 pound skinless salmon fillet ½ pound whole wheat fettuccine ¼ cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley Marinara sauce: 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon anchovy paste ¼ cup dry white wine One 14 ½ ounce can no-salt added diced tomatoes with juice 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, optional 2 scallions, white parts and 3 inches of the green, finely chopped


  1. Cut the fish into 1-inch cubes and set aside.
  2. Cook the pasta according to package directions.
  3. While the pasta is cooking, heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet.
  4. Add the garlic and anchovy paste, and sauté for 2 minutes over medium heat.
  5. Stir in the wine, tomatoes, and pepper flakes, if using. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  6. Add the scallions and fish. Cover the skillet and poach the fish for 2 minutes.
  7. Uncover and stir, making sure that the fish is cooked through.
  8. Drain the pasta well and toss it with the salmon marinara. Garnish with parsley and serve immediately.


Makes 4 servings. Nutrition information (per serving) Calories: 390 Total Fat: 6g Saturated Fat: 1.5g Potassium:490mg Cholesterol: 45mg Sodium: 390mg Carbohydrate: 52g Dietary Fiber: 9g Protein: 31g Source: Cleveland Clinic Healthy Heart Lifestyle Guide and Cookbook (© 2007 Broadway Books)

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