Lemon Salmon Linguini

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Cook Time: 25 min.
This scrumptious salmon dish works both as a hearty lunch or light dinner.


  • 1 Tbs olive oil
  • 1 lb salmon (boneless and skinless), cut into 2-inch chunks
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp fennel seed
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) thinly sliced red onion
  • 1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 3/4 cup fish or chicken stock
  • 1 cup olives, halved
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 Tbs chopped dill
  • 1 1/2 tsp minced lemon zest
  • 1 quart (1 1/4 pound) cooked linguini pasta
  • 6 oz baby spinach


  • Heat 1 Tbs of olive oil in a large high-sided sauté pan over medium-high heat. Place salmon in pan, season with salt, fennel seed and pepper and cook for 4-5 minutes, turning occasionally, until golden and cooked through. Using a slotted spatual, transfer to a clean bowl and set aside.
  • Heat remaining oil in pan, add onions and cook over medium heat for 3-4 minutes until tender. Sir in tomatoes, olives, fish stock, lemon juice, dill and lemon zest and bring to a boil. Mix in linguini and continue cooking until heated through. Gently toss with salmon and baby spinach and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 607
  Calories from Fat 189 (31%)
(32%)Total Fat 21g
(24%)Saturated Fat 5g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
(19%)Cholesterol 58mg
(39%)Sodium 929mg
(30%)Potassium 1058mg
Total Carbohydrate 69g
(23%)Dietary Fiber 6g
Sugars 1g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(72%)Protein 36g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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