Shrimp and Salmon Penne
Salmon and avocados are so delicious and so good for you too.
INGREDIENTS | SERVES 12
½ cup butter
1 onion, chopped
5 cloves garlic, minced
1 pound salmon fillet
1 (16-ounce) package penne pasta
1 pound medium raw shrimp
1 teaspoon salt
⅛ teaspoon white pepper
⅓ cup lemon juice
3 tablespoons chopped parsley
2 avocados, peeled and diced
½ cup grated Romano cheese
1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. In large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook and stir until tender, about 5 minutes.
2. Add salmon to skillet; cover and cook for 5–6 minutes until salmon flakes. Remove salmon from pan and set aside; flake.
3. Add penne to boiling water and cook according to package directions. Meanwhile, add shrimp to skillet along with onion and garlic; cook and stir until pink, about 3–4 minutes. Return salmon to pan; sprinkle with salt and pepper.
4. Add lemon juice and parsley to skillet with salmon and shrimp. Drain pasta, reserving ⅓ cup cooking water. Add pasta to skillet along with enough cooking water to make a sauce; cook and stir for 2–3 minutes. Sprinkle with avocado and cheese; toss and serve immediately.
Keep It Healthy
Use whole wheat pasta for even more nutrition in this simple recipe. There are some types available now that taste basically like white pasta. If you're still unsure, use half white pasta and half whole wheat. With all the other flavors going on in this recipe, no one will notice the swap!