Fresh Green Bean and Salmon Fettuccine

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I’m always looking for way to get more fish into our weekly family meals.  In this recipe, I embrace spring’s bounty and combine salmon with fresh green beans and fettuccine noodles.  It’s simple, fast and fresh!

Fresh parsley, fresh green beans, fresh salmon...nothing but the freshest and best ingredients!

Fresh parsley, fresh green beans, fresh salmon…nothing but the freshest and best ingredients!

Green Bean and Salmon FettuccineFresh Green Bean and Salmon Fettuccine

Fresh Green Bean and Salmon Fettuccine

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  • Yield: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Recipe type: Entree

Ingredients:

  • Kosher salt
  • 12 ounces fettuccine
  • 2 cups fresh green beans, ends trimmed
  • 4 tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 1/4 red onion, minced
  • 1, 12 ounce salmon filet, skin removed, diced into 1-inch pieces and seasoned with salt and pepper
  • 2 tbsp. chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tbsp. capers, chopped
  • 2 tsp. fresh lemon juice

Directions:

  1. Season a large pot of water with a healthy pinch of kosher salt.
  2. Bring water to a boil. When water reaches a boil, add pasta and green beans.
  3. Cook for 10 – 12 minutes until both are al dente. Drain and set aside.
  4. Add 2 tbsp. of the butter to a large skillet over medium heat. When butter is melted, add onion and saute for 2 minutes, until softened.
  5. Add salmon and cook for 2 – 3 minutes per side. Remove from heat and set aside.
  6. Add the remaining two tbsp. of butter to the same skillet. When butter is melted, add capers, lemon juice, reserved pasta, green beans and salmon.
  7. Toss well to coat. If dry, add a splash of milk.
  8. Taste, adjust seasonings as necessary. Serve immediately.

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