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Summer Salmon

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Note: Nicole Medina of Florida was invited to the White House because she won a national healthy recipe contest for creating this heart-healthy recipe. (If you try this recipe, get a grownup's help because it requires using a knife and the stove.)

Prep time: 25 minutes

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What to do:
  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the orange juice, 1 teaspoon olive oil, honey, and mustard.
  2. In a medium sauté pan over moderate heat, warm 1 teaspoon olive oil.
  3. Add the salmon and cook for 4 minutes.
  4. Flip the salmon over, add the orange sauce, and continue to cook until the salmon is golden and cooked through, about 4 more minutes.
  5. Season with salt and pepper and transfer to a plate.
  6. In a medium pot of boiling salted water, cook the pasta until al dente, about 5 minutes.
  7. Add the asparagus and red pepper and continue cooking for 2 more minutes.
  8. Drain the pasta and veggies, and transfer to a bowl.
  9. In a medium sauté pan over moderate heat, warm the remaining 1 teaspoon of olive oil.
  10. Add the onion, garlic, parsley, and basil and sauté, stirring occasionally, about 3 minutes.
  11. Add the onion and garlic mixture to the pasta.
  12. Sprinkle the cheese, season with salt and pepper, and toss to combine.
  13. Serve the salmon alongside the pasta and veggies.

How much does this recipe make? 2 servings

Reviewed by: Mary L. Gavin, MD

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