Servings: 2

Salmon With Black Bean Pasta

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Pan cooked fresh salmon over a bed of organic black bean pasta
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Ingredients

For the salmon:

  • 2 4 oz fresh salmon fillets — (I prefer skin off)
  • 4 tsp olive oil — (2 tsp for marinating and 2 for frying)
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice

Black Bean Spaghetti

  • 6 cups water for cooking the pasta
  • 4 oz organic black bean pasta
  • 1 red or yellow bell pepper cut into small cubes — (Can use 1/2 yellow and 1/2 red for more color. Substitute with 4 mini bell peppers if you'd like)
  • 2 tbsp chopped green onions

For the pasta:

  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • lime or lemon halves for serving

Instructions

  1. Place salmon fillets in a shallow bowl and season with olive oil, lemon juice, salt and black pepper. Make sure fillets are evenly coated with seasoning.
  2. Heat olive oil in a non stick skillet over medium heat and cook salmon about 4-5 minutes per side, until cooked through.
  3. Pasta: Boil 6 cups water, add spaghetti and simmer for 8 minutes until cooked through. Drain water.
  4. Mix ingredients for the dressing.
  5. In 2 separate bowls divide pasta, add peppers and onions to each bowl and add sauce.
  6. Add grilled salmon on top.
Course: Main
Cuisine: American

Nutrition Information

Calories: 559, Fat: 50g, Saturated Fat: 7g, Cholesterol: 46mg, Sodium: 2969mg, Potassium: 564mg, Carbohydrates: 7g, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 3g, Protein: 17g, Vitamin A: 1955%, Vitamin C: 77.1%, Calcium: 93%, Iron: 1.7%