Healthy Mediterranean Food

Spaghetti with Pesto and Grilled Salmon

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Spaghetti with Pesto and Grilled Salmon
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Health Score:
8,0 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
20 min.
Preparation
ready in 40 min.
Ready in
Calories:
337
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie337 kcal(16 %)
Protein11.03 g(11 %)
Fat6.49 g(6 %)
Carbohydrates16.01 g(11 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage1.15 g(4 %)
Vitamin A18.7 mg(2,338 %)
Vitamin D0.2 μg(1 %)
Vitamin E0.37 mg(3 %)
Vitamin B₁1.57 mg(157 %)
Vitamin B₂1.98 mg(180 %)
Niacin7.79 mg(65 %)
Vitamin B₆3.26 mg(233 %)
Folate39.33 μg(13 %)
Pantothenic acid6.99 mg(117 %)
Biotin5.76 μg(13 %)
Vitamin B₁₂9.57 μg(319 %)
Vitamin C2.75 mg(3 %)
Potassium290.85 mg(7 %)
Calcium29.6 mg(3 %)
Magnesium47.29 mg(16 %)
Iron2.53 mg(17 %)
Iodine1.06 μg(1 %)
Zinc1.74 mg(22 %)
Saturated fatty acids4.87 g
Cholesterol21.26 mg

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
18 ounces Spaghetti
salt
2 handfuls Basil
2 garlic
3 tablespoons olive oil
3 tablespoons Pine nuts
3 tablespoons Parmesan (freshly grated)
6 sun-dried tomatoes
4 pieces Salmon (about 4-5 ounces each)
1 tablespoon butter
6 tablespoons Whipped cream
Basil (for garnish)
How healthy are the main ingredients?
SalmonWhipped creamPine nutsBasilolive oilParmesan

Preparation steps

1.

Cook pasta in plenty of salted boiling water until al dente, according to package directions. Drain and rinse. Meanwhile, rinse basil and shake dry. Peel garlic and cut into quarters. In a mortar and pestle, combine basil, garlic, olive oil, pine nuts and Parmesan. Finely grind into pesto. Cut sun-dried tomatoes into strips.

2.

Rinse salmon and pat dry with paper towels. Season with salt and pepper. In a grill pan, cook salmon on both sides, 6-8 minutes total.

3.

Heat butter in a pan. Add spaghetti and cook, stirring, until heated through. Add cream and cook 1-2 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in pesto. Season with salt and pepper.

4.

Divide spaghetti among plates and top with grilled salmon fillets. Garnish with sun-dried tomatoes and basil leaves.