Whole wheat Spaghetti with Lemon basil and Salmon – The combination of different seasoning blended with the healthy salmon and the garnish of fresh lemon basil brings out the delicious taste of this recipe
1⁄2 lb whole-wheat spaghetti
1 clove garlic, minced
2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
1⁄2 tsp salt, plus more for seasoning
1⁄2 tsp black pepper, freshly ground, plus more for seasoning
1 tbsp olive oil
4 oz pieces salmon
1⁄4 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped and 1 kali for garnish
3 tbsp capers
2 pcs cherry tomato slice
1 lemon, zested
2 tbsp lemon juice
- Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat. Add the pasta and cook until tender but still firm to the bite, stirring occasionally, about 7 to 8 minutes. Drain pasta and transfer to a large bowl. Add the garlic, extra-virgin olive oil, salt, and pepper. Toss to combine.
- Meanwhile, warm the olive oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Season the salmon with salt and pepper. Add the fish to the pan and cook until medium-rare, about 2 minutes per side, depending on the thickness of the fish. Remove the salmon from the pan.
- Add the basil, capers, lemon zest, and lemon juice to the spaghetti mixture and toss to combine. Set out 4 serving plates Top with 1/4 of the pasta. Top each mound of pasta with a piece of salmon.