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Poached Salmon in Orzo Broth (Cooking for 2)

Welcome a new way to enjoy salmon, simmered and served in a delicious broth.

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  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 60 min
  • Servings 2

Ingredients

1
cup hot water
6
dried shiitake mushrooms (1/2 ounce)
2
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-ounce carton)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
3
tablespoons uncooked orzo (rosamarina) pasta
1/2-pound salmon fillet, skinned and cut into 2 pieces
1/4
cup sliced drained roasted red bell peppers
1
cup thinly sliced spinach leaves
3
tablespoons thinly sliced fresh basil leaves
2
medium green onions, sliced diagonally
Shredded Parmesan cheese, if desired

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Directions

  • 1 In medium bowl, pour hot water over mushrooms. Let stand about 20 minutes or until soft. Drain mushrooms, reserving liquid. Rinse with warm water; drain. Squeeze excess moisture from mushrooms. Remove and discard stems; cut caps into 1/2-inch strips.
  • 2 Strain mushroom liquid through fine wire mesh sieve or coffee filter into 4-quart Dutch oven. Stir in broth and garlic. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat. Stir in orzo; reduce heat. Add salmon. Simmer uncovered about 10 minutes or until salmon flakes easily with fork. Carefully remove salmon with slotted spatula; keep warm.
  • 3 Stir mushrooms, bell peppers, spinach, basil and onions into broth mixture. Cook about 2 minutes or until spinach is wilted and orzo is tender.
  • 4 Place a piece of salmon in each individual bowl; spoon vegetable-orzo broth over top. Sprinkle with cheese.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
65mg
65%;
Sodium
930mg
930%;
Total Carbohydrate
21g
21%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
27g
27%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
60%;
Vitamin C
35%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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