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Salmon Pasta Skillet

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Total time: 30 minutes
Number of Servings: 6


  • 1 1/2 cups whole grain pasta (try shells, elbow, or bow tie)
  • 1 Tablespoon margarine or butter
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped onion
  • 1 can (5 ounces) canned salmon, drained (about 1/2 cup cooked fresh salmon)
  • 2 small tomatoes, chopped
  • 3 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped parsley or 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain, then set aside.
  3. While pasta is cooking, heat margarine or butter in a medium skillet over medium heat (300 °F in an electric skillet). Add onion and cook until tender.
  4. Add cooked pasta, salmon, tomato, lemon juice, parsley and salt. Cook until heated through.
  5. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.


  • No salmon? Use canned tuna or mackerel instead.

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