Baked Salmon with Herbed Red Pepper Sauce

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Baked Salmon with Herbed Red Pepper Sauce
Serves 4.

  • 8 ounces pasta
  • 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • ½ cup roasted red peppers
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tbsp flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 tbsp cilantro
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • ¼ cup fat-free half-and-half
  • 4 (4 oz. each) salmon fillets
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice

ALL YOU DO
1.    Heat oven to 400◦F.  Prepare pasta according to package directions; drain, set aside and keep warm.
2.    Meanwhile, in a blender, puree broth, red peppers, Parmesan cheese, parsley, cilantro, cornstarch and garlic until almost smooth.  Pour red pepper sauce into a skillet and bring to boil.  Reduce heat; stir in half-and-half.  Cover and keep warm.
3.    Place salmon fillets in a baking dish; sprinkle with lemon juice.  Bake, uncovered, about 15 minutes or until salmon flakes easily with a fork.
4.    Divide pasta among 4 serving dishes.  Top each with approximately 1/3 cup of the red pepper sauce and a salmon fillet.  Spoon on remaining red pepper sauce.
Side suggestion: Serve with steamed broccoli and orange slices.
Nutrition Facts per serving: 460 calories, 9 grams fat, 2.5 grams saturated fat, 0 grams trans-fat,  70mg cholesterol, 460 mg sodium, 52 grams carbohydrates, 1 gram fiber, 1 gram sugar, 31 grams protein.  Daily Values: 15% vitamin A, 15%, vitamin C, 10% calcium, 30% iron.

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