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Dilled salmon pasta with asparagus

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Dilled salmon pasta with asparagus

2 tablespoons margarine
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 medium red onion, sliced
1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut diagonally into 1-inch lengths
4 ounces smoked salmon, sliced into thin strips
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
16 ounces tubular pasta (such as penne or ziti)
2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill

Heat the margarine and oil in a large skillet. Add the onion and cook, stirring over low heat until tender, about 5 minutes. Add the asparagus and sauté until crisp-tender, about 5 minutes. Add the salmon to the skillet. Sprinkle with pepper, and stir the mixture to blend. Bring a large pot of water to boil and cook the pasta until al dente, about 8–10 minutes. Drain pasta and return it to the cooking pot. Add the asparagus mixture. Stir in the dill and toss to blend.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving:
  Calories: 302
  Carbohydrate: 46 g
  Protein: 11 g
  Fat: 8 g
  Saturated fat: 1 g
  Sodium: 148 mg
  Fiber: 3 g
Exchanges per serving: 3 starch, 1 lean meat, 1 fat
Carbohydrate choices: 3




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