Recipe - Creamy Pesto Over Pasta And SalmonCategories: Fish, Pasta, Country Liv, Creamy Pesto Over Pasta And Salmon
1 tablespoon Olive oil
3 Cloves garlic; thinly cut or sliced up
One fourth pound Salmon fillet
1 pound Pasta; bowtie
3 tablespoon Walnuts; chopped
2 cup Fresh basil leaves; firmly
One half cup Parmesan cheese; fresh
2 tablespoon Fresh lemon juice
One half teaspoon Fresh ground blace
2/3 cup Plain lowfat yogurt
Basil sprigs; optional
In mediumsize skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add garlic; saute until
garlic starts to brown. With slotted spoon, remove sauteed garlic to food
processor fitted with chopping blade and set aside.
In same skillet, saute salmon 4 to 5 minutes on each side or until just
cooked through. Remove from heat; cover and keep warm.
Cook bowtie pasta following package directions.
Meanwhile, add walnuts to garlic in food processor and process until finely
chopped. Add basil, cheese, lemon juice, and pepper; process until leaves
are finely chopped. Add yogurt and process pesto until smooth, stopping
once to scrape side of container with rubber spatula.
Drain pasta well. Reutrn pasta to same saucepot. Add pesto and mix well to
coat evenly. Break salmon into pieces and toss into pasta. Transfer pasta
to serving bow. Garnish pasta with basil leaves, if desired. Serve
NOTES : Yogurt replaces a large quantity of the olive oil and all of the
cream cheese called for in the creamy versions of this traditional basil
Recipe by: Country Living (April 1998)
Posted to recipeludigest by "Nesb2@aol.com" Nesb2@aol.com on Mar 22,
Creamy Pesto Over Pasta And Salmon recipe makes 1 Servings