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Wild Red Sockeye Carbonera

Wild Red Sockeye Carbonara

Okay, so this isn't the healthiest recipe in the world, thanks to the bacon and cream… but it's awfully good!  


Prep time 15 minutes

Cook time 30 minutes

Serves 4


2 large (7.5 ounce) cans Vital Choice Wild Red Canned Sockeye, drained

8 ounces pasta, uncooked

6 slices bacon, diced

2 (14 ounce) cans diced tomatoes

1 cup chopped onion

3 tablespoons red wine vinegar

3 large cloves garlic, minced

2 teaspoons dried basil

1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

1/2 teaspoon coarse ground

black pepper

1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper

1/3 cup light cream

2 tablespoons finely grated

Parmesan cheese

  •  Break salmon into bite-sized pieces; set aside. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and keep warm.
  • In a 3-quart saucepan, cook bacon until crisp. Drain, reserving about 2 tablespoons fat. Add tomatoes, onion, vinegar, garlic, basil, oregano and peppers. Cook 5 minutes or until slightly thickened. Stir in salmon pieces and cream; heat through.

  • Serve over hot cooked pasta. Garnish with cheese.


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