CREAMY ALASKA SALMON PASTA
25 Minute Meal
1 package (12 oz.) elbow macaroni or small shell pasta
1-1/2 cups fat-free milk
1 package (1.7 oz.) creamy garlic herb sauce mix or lemon dill sauce mix
1 Tablespoon butter
1 shallot, finely chopped or 1/4 cup minced onion
1 can (4 oz.) sliced mushrooms (or your favorite vegetable), drained
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1 can or pouch (6 to 7.5 oz.) Alaska salmon, drained and chunked
Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. In small bowl, whisk milk with sauce mix; set aside. In a large pan, melt butter over medium heat. Add shallot and mushrooms; cook 3 minutes. Stir in milk mixture. Cook, stirring occasionally, until sauce is thickened, 3 to 5 minutes. Add lemon juice, pasta, and salmon; stir until pasta is heated through.
Makes about 6 cups, 4 to 6 servings.
Nutrients per serving: 257 calories, 8g total fat, 3g saturated fat, 28% of calories from fat, 31mg cholesterol, 16g protein, 30g carbohydrate, 2g fiber, 720mg sodium, 256mg calcium and .8g omega-3 fatty acids.