Salmon Pasta Bake

Canned salmon is a great budget friendly way to get some heart healthy fish in your diet.  Try this recipe with canned tuna if you prefer!

Makes:  9 servings

NUTRITION INFORMATION:

Serving Size: One 3 inch square
Calories: 170

Total Fat: 4g
Saturated Fat: 1g
Protein: 18g
Sodium: 360mg
Carbohydrates: 18g
Added Sugar: 0g
Fiber: 2g

Salmon Pasta Bake

INGREDIENTS INCLUDE:

2 cups whole wheat pasta
2 medium green onions, finely chopped
1 can (15 oz) salmon, canned in water, drained
1 cup frozen peas, or other frozen veggies of your choice
1 cup plain yogurt, nonfat or low fat
2 tsp dried dill or dried parsley
¼ tsp salt
¼ tsp ground black pepper
½ cup parmesan cheese, grated

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Cook the pasta according to package directions.  Run under cool water to keep noodles from sticking together.
  3. In a large bowl, mix salmon, pasta, green onions, peas, yogurt, dill or parsley, salt, and black pepper.
  4. Transfer pasta mixture to a 9×9 inch square baking dish.
  5. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese over pasta mixture.  Bake 25-30 minutes, until bubbling and golden.

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