Lemon Basil Salmon with Spaghetti Recipe

Treat your family to a classy and flavorful dinner. The salmon complements the pasta’s flavor. It results in a light and tangy taste that’ll wipe the platters clean.

Lemon Basil Salmon with Spaghetti Recipe

How To Make Lemon Basil Salmon with Spaghetti

A light and savory pasta is topped with a deliciously flavored salmon fillet in this elegant and classy dish.

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 12 mins
Total: 22 mins


  • ½ lb whole-wheat spaghetti
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 3 tbsp oil, divided
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 4 oz salmon
  • ¼ cup fresh basil leave, chopped
  • 3 tbsp capers
  • 1 lemon, zested
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 cup fresh baby spinach leaves


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and add the pasta.
  2. Cook until tender, about 8 to 10 minutes.
  3. Drain the pasta and transfer to a bowl.
  4. Add the garlic, 2 tbsp oil, salt, and pepper.

  5. Toss to combine well.
  6. Meanwhile, heat the remaining 1 Tbsp. oil in a skillet.

  7. Season the salmon with salt and pepper.
  8. Cook the fish in the skillet for about 2 minutes on each side.
  9. In the bowl with the spaghetti mixture, add the basil, capers, lemon zest, and lemon juice.
  10. Toss to combine.
  11. Divide the spaghetti into 4 servings and top with ½ cup spinach.

  12. Top each with 1 salmon fillet.
  13. Serve immediately.


  • Sugar: 1g
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  • Calcium: 53mg
  • Calories: 347kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 47g
  • Cholesterol: 16mg
  • Fat: 13g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Potassium: 382mg
  • Protein: 15g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 499mg
  • Vitamin A: 1486IU
  • Vitamin C: 22mg
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