Lemon-Garlic Pasta with Salmon

Lemon-Garlic Pasta with Salmon

Wondering what to do with leftover salmon? This is a delicious and easy way to turn it into another weeknight-friendly, quick dinner. 

Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes


  • 8 ounces whole-wheat pasta
  • 5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 5 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon anchovy paste
  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 1/2 cups flaked cooked salmon (see Associated Recipes)
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons whole-wheat breadcrumbs, toasted


Step 1
Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup cooking water.

Step 2
Combine oil, garlic, anchovy paste, crushed red pepper, lemon zest and lemon juice in a large skillet. Heat over medium-high heat until sizzling, about 3 minutes. Add the reserved water, the pasta, salmon, parsley and salt. Cook, stirring, until the sauce coats the pasta, about 2 minutes. Serve topped with breadcrumbs.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 473Total Fat 23gSaturated Fat 3.4gCholesterol 25mgSodium 395mgCarbohydrates 49.4gFiber 5.9gSugar 4gProtein 19.8g



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