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Penne with Salmon, Arugula, and Chives

Real Simple MAY 2004

  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Prep time:25 Minutes


  • 1 pound skinless salmon fillet
  • 8 ounces penne
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3 cups arugula
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh chives


Fill a saucepan with enough water to cover the salmon. Add bay leaf and simmer until just cooked through, 8 to 10 minutes; remove and flake. Meanwhile, cook penne according to the package directions. In a large skillet, toast pine nuts over low heat until golden, 3 minutes; remove from pan. In the same skillet, heat olive oil. Add the penne, salmon, lemon juice, and kosher salt and cook until heated through, 2 minutes. Stir in arugula and fresh chives.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calcium: 53mg
  • Calories: 536
  • Calories from fat: 0%
  • Carbohydrate: 44g
  • Cholesterol: 67mg
  • Fat: 26g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Protein: 32mg
  • Saturated fat: 4g
  • Sodium: 362mg

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