Seared Salmon with Zucchini Lemon-Thyme Noodles

Seared Salmon with Zucchini Lemon-Thyme Noodles

Published May 22, 2014 | Written by

Published by: Healthline Exclusive

Servings: 4
Total Time: 20 min

Prep Time: 5 min | Cook Time: 15 min


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Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 4 ounces salmon, 4 ounces pasta and zucchini
Calories per serving: 388
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.0g 14%
Saturated Fat 1.0g 5%
Cholesterol 63mg 21%
Sodium 223mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 42.0g 14%
Dietary Fiber 5.0g 20%
Sugars 4.0g
Protein 33.0g 46%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • 8 ounces protein-enriched spaghetti or fettuccini
  • 1 pound salmon fillet
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 2 medium zucchini, shredded
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves, or 1/2 teaspoon dried

Step by Step:

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, cut salmon into 1-inch slices and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cook salmon, over medium-high heat, in a large non-stick sauté pan sprayed with cooking spray, 1 minute on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Remove and set aside.
  3. Return sauté pan to medium heat and add zucchini, lemon juice and thyme. Cook, stirring gently, 2 to 3 minutes or until zucchini is just tender. Add drained pasta and toss to combine.
  4. Serve salmon on top of pasta.