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Salmon with Fettuccine Alfredo Recipe

Salmon with Fettuccine Alfredo Recipe

Pat Patty used salmon, her imagination and her taste buds to come up with a smart twist on an Italian classic. This healthy indulgence makes a pretty dish fit for company, she adds from Spring, Texas.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 4 salmon fillets (4 ounces each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper, divided
  • 4 ounces uncooked fettuccine
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-fat margarine
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup fat-free milk
  • 4 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese, divided


  • 1. Place salmon, skin side down, on a broiler rack coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 10-12 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Meanwhile, cook fettuccine according to package directions.
  • 2. In a small saucepan, cook garlic in margarine for 1 minute or until tender. Stir in the flour, salt and remaining pepper; gradually stir in milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat. Stir in 3 tablespoons cheese.
  • 3. Drain fettuccine; toss with sauce. Serve with salmon. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Parkay Light stick margarine.

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet with 1/2 cup fettuccine equals 372 calories, 16 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 72 mg cholesterol, 294 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 31 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch, 1-1/2 fat.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.