Baked Salmon with Herbed Red Pepper Sauce


Baked Salmon with Herbed Red Pepper Sauce

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Plate of baked salmon over pasta covered in red pepper sauce

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Serves 4
    4 (4 oz each) salmon fillets
    2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
    8 oz. brown rice spaghetti
    ½ c. roasted red peppers
    ¼ c. Hy-Vee grated Parmesan cheese
    1 tbsp. Hy-Vee cornstarch
    2 garlic cloves
    1 c. Hy-Vee reduced-sodium chicken broth
    2 tbsp. flat leaf parsley
    2 tbsp. cilantro
    ¼ c. Hy-Vee fat-free half-and-half


    1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
    2. Place salmon fillets in baking dish; sprinkle with lemon juice. Bake, uncovered, 15 minutes or until salmon flakes easily with a fork.
    3. Prepare pasta according to package directions; drain and set aside.
    4. Meanwhile, puree red pepper, Parmesan, cornstarch, garlic cloves, broth, parsley and cilantro in a blender until smooth.
    5. Pour red pepper sauce into a skillet and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, stir in half-and-half and keep warm.
    6. Mix 1-1/2 cups red pepper sauce with pasta.
    7. Divide pasta among 4 plates and top each with salmon fillet. Drizzle each with remaining red pepper sauce.

    Nutrition facts


    460 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 9g
    • Cholesterol: 70mg
    • Sodium: 460mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 52g
    • Protein: 31g

    Daily Values

    Vitamin A 15%
    Vitamin C 15%
    Iron 30%
    Calcium 10%

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee Seasons Healthy Living Recipes Cookbook.