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Penne with Salmon in Mustard Dill Sauce

Categories: Fish, Pasta, Seafood
Step 1
1 cup • Asparagus • cut into 1 ” slices
2 • Center-cut fillets of salmon, about 1” thick
1/3 lb • Penne rigate
2 tbsp • Dijon mustard
• Red wine vinegar
1 tbsp • Sugar
2 tbsp • Shallots • finely chopped
1 tbsp • Dill • finely chopped
1/4 cup • Extra-virgin olive oil
1 cup • Cherry tomatoes • halved
Bring a large pot of salted water to the boil. At the same time, bring a medium saucepan of salted water (about 1 quart) to the boil. Place the asparagus in the small pot of water and cook until crisp tender, about 1 – 2 minutes depending on thickness. Remove asparagus, but do not throw out the water. Rinse asparagus under cold water to stop the cooking. Reserve. Carefully place the salmon in the small saucepan. Water should barely cover the fillets. Simmer gently for about 5 minutes. Remove to a plate and place in the refrigerator to cool.

Cook the penne in the large pot of water, according to package directions. Drain under cold water and reserve.

While the penne is cooking, make the mustard dill sauce. Place the mustard, red wine vinegar, sugar, shallots and dill in a large bowl. Whisk the olive oil into the other ingredients. Season with freshly ground black pepper. Add the asparagus, cherry tomatoes and penne. Toss to coat. Remove salmon from the refrigerator. Use a fork, flake it into ” pieces. Add it to the bowl stirring carefully. Taste and adjust seasoning if needed.
Nutritional Analysis
Calories245 
Protein11g
44
18%
Carbs23g
92
38%
Fat12g
108
44%
Cholesterol21mg 
Sodium140mg 
Information is on a per portion basis.
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