Ad
Free shipping on orders over $99
Tuscan Salmon Pasta with Beans


Beans are perhaps the most underused, overlooked food in the American diet… and key reason why the Mediterranean diet is so healthful.

In addition to fiber, protein, minerals, and B vitamins, beans are rich in resistant starch, which blunts the blood sugar impact of any meal that includes these tasty legumes. This desirable effect can last for eight to 24 hours.

By rinsing pasta quickly in cold water, you convert some of its starch into the resistant kind, while reducing greatly the tendency of pasta to become gummy and sticky. (This starch conversion also occurs when you refrigerate cooked pasta immediately.)

Unbeknownst to many, colorful beans are also rich in the beneficial polyphenol antioxidants abundant in colorful fruits and vegetables.

To add color and antioxidant power to this regional Tuscan dish
at the price of Italian authenticityyou could substitute or add red, black, or pinto beans.

Note: This easy dish becomes more economical for a big family or gathering if you use our luscious Wild Red™ canned Sockeye Salmon.


Tuscan Salmon Pasta with Beans
Adapted from a recipe by Dianne Alvine of Toms River, New Jersey (tasteofhome.com)

Serves 2

4 oz uncooked linguine or thin spaghetti
1
2 (6 oz) Sockeye Salmon portions cut into 1-inch cubes or 12 (7.5 oz) cans Wild Red™ Sockeye Salmon, chunked (Traditional or boneless-skinless)
1 teaspoon minced fresh rosemary
5 tablespoons organic extra virgin olive oil, divided
3/4 cup white kidney or cannellini beans, rinsed and drained (and/or other beans)
2 small plum tomatoes, chopped
1 cup spinach or arugula (optional)
6 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 teaspoon dried organic oregano
Sea salt and organic pepper to taste

  • Cook linguine according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a small skillet, sauté the Salmon and rosemary in 2 tablespoons oil for 5 minutes or until the fish flakes easily with a fork. Add the beans, tomatoes, spinach, garlic, salt and pepper; heat through.

  • Drain linguine; and transfer to a large bowl. Add Salmon mixture; toss gently. Drizzle with remaining oil.


Nutrients per serving (2 cups): Calories 863, Fat 51 g, Saturated Fat 8 g, Cholesterol 84 mg, Sodium 215 mg, Carbohydrate 61 g, Fiber 7 g, Protein 41 g.


Check out these customer favorites
WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS ARE SAYING:
I would not buy my fish from anywhere but Vital Choice…I’m so happy to have a source for great tasting, healthy fish.
WHAT HEALTH & NUTRITION EXPERTS ARE SAYING:
Vitalchoice.com is my favorite source for wild Alaskan salmon, sablefish, sardines, and other fish rich in omega-3s... I can't tell you how many messages I get from people thanking me for recommending Vital Choice.
WHAT THE MEDIA IS SAYING:
Vital Choice was Delish's top pick for "HIGH QUALITY SEAFOOD" you can order from gourmet food shops online.
WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS ARE SAYING:
Simply put Vital Choice offers the best seafood and related products available. We have always recommended Vital Choice to clients, friends, and family. As health practitioners we value the sustainable practices and trust this company implicitly!
WHAT THE MEDIA IS SAYING:
We’ve done the work for you to find the healthiest meat products on the market.
WHAT HEALTH & NUTRITION EXPERTS ARE SAYING:
Unlike anything you've seen from the grocery store…I recommend Vital Choice—my personal favorite for delicious, fresh, healthy, and completely safe canned tuna and salmon.
WHAT THE MEDIA IS SAYING:
Vital Box captures the fresh-caught quality of succulent, sustainably harvested Alaskan salmon and northwest Pacific seafood by cleaning and flash-freezing it within hours of harvest.
WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS ARE SAYING:
Vital choice has never disappointed. Love every item I get... since eating your food, my hair, skin, and energy revitalized from clean fish and meats… it’s ALL great. Never a problem with the food arriving in great condition.
WHAT THE MEDIA IS SAYING:
The Best Places To Buy Seafood Online, Including Fresh And Frozen Fish
Find out what others are saying about Vital Choice