Creamy Lemon Salmon Pasta
Recipe type: Pasta
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Serves: 2 servings
A quick and easy pasta recipe you can whip up with six ingredients!
  • ½ pound spaghetti or any pasta
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • ½ bag spinach, or whatever greens you have
  • half a can evaporated milk
  • ½ lemon, zested and juiced
  • 1 piece seared salmon, chunked into large pieces
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • grated cheese, to your liking
  1. Boil a pot of water with salt and cook pasta al dente.
  2. While pasta cooks, in a sauté pan over high heat, melt butter and toss the spinach until it wilts.
  3. Add milk, lemon juice and zest, and salt and pepper. Season to taste.
  4. Add in cooked pasta and salmon, and a splash of the hot pasta water.
  5. Swirl until everything is combined, top with cheese and enjoy!
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