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Whole Wheat Pasta with Diced Tomatoes and Salmon

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Photo attribution: My Tu Duong
Ready In: 40 minutes
Serves: 4
Low Added Sugar

Canned salmon is nutritious, affordable, and convenient. Try this pasta dish for lots of fiber and omega-3 fatty acids!

What you'll need

Large skillet
Measuring cups
Large pot
Measuring spoons


Serves 4
2 tablespoons Olive Oil Extra-virgin
1 Onion Medium, chopped
4 cloves Garlic minced
3 cups Tomatoes diced, canned, low-sodium with juices
1 teaspoon Oregano dried
1 teaspoon Thyme dried
10 ounces Wild Salmon canned, drained and separated into chunks
12 ounces Pasta whole-wheat penne, rigatoni, or fusilli
3/4 cup Romano Cheese freshly grated (optional)


1.Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat.
2.Add onion and sauté until tender, about 5 minutes.
3.Add garlic and sauté 1 minute.
4.Add tomatoes and herbs.
5.Reduce heat and simmer until mixture thickens, stirring frequently, about 20 minutes.
6.Season to taste with salt & pepper.
7.Cook pasta in large pot of boiling salted water until just al dente, stirring occasionally.
9.Return pasta to pot.
10.Add sauce and salmon and toss to coat.
11.Divide pasta among plates, sprinkle with cheese if desired and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1.50 cup

Serving Per Container 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 382
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10 g13%
Saturated Fat 2 g10%
Sodium 561 mg24%
Total Carbohydrate 55 g20%
Dietary Fiber 8 g29%
Protein 23 g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

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