Smoked Salmon Pasta 

The ancient salty and savory flavor of smoked salmon gets paired with snow peas in a terrific pasta. The dish gets extra umami from browned mushrooms and the whole dish is gift wrapped in a basil pesto “cream sauce.” Make a side salad of your choice to finish the meal.

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Sunday, Smoked Salmon Pasta with Snow Peas


 garlic (if needed)

yellow onion (if needed)

1 head red or green leaf lettuce (if needed)

1 bunch fresh basil

1 cucumber

9 oz. fresh snow peas (use frozen if no fresh available)

8-10 Crimini mushrooms

3 Roma tomatoes 

1 pint cherry tomatoes

one fourth cup pine nuts

Canned/Dried Foods

8 oz. whole wheat or brown rice penne pasta

one 32 oz. box low-sodium vegetable broth

good extra-virgin olive oil (if needed)

cornstarch (if needed)

White wine to cook with (if needed)

Frozen foods

1 package frozen snow peas (if no fresh are available)


4-6 oz. smoked salmon (you may find it in chilled foods)

Chilled Foods/Dairy

plain, nonfat yogurt (if needed)

shredded Parmesan cheese (if needed)

one 16 oz. package ultra-firm tofu

4-6 oz. smoked salmon

Nutritional Value Smoked Salmon Pasta

Nutritional Analysis

Smoked Salmon Pasta with side salad

Per Serving

Calories: 590

Protein: 30 g

Carbohydrates: 61 g

Total Fat: 26 g

(Saturated Fat:) 4 g

Dietary Fiber: 10 g

Cholesterol: 15 mg

Sodium: 490 mg

% calories from fat: 38.5 %

Serving Size:

Two Cups pasta with 1 T. Parmesan and chopped tomatoes and 1 side salad with homemade honey mustard dressing.