Monday, March 1, 2010

Bow ties with Salmon and peas

1 package bow tie pasta
2 lemons
2 T butter
2 large shallots
1 pound salmon fillets cut into 1 inch chunks
1/4 t pepper
1 package peas
1/2 cup loosely packed fresh dill chopped

Heat large pot of water and add salt. Cook pasta as label directs.
Grate 2 t of lemon zest and then squeeze 3 T juice and set aside
Melt butter over med heat in a skillet. Add shallots and cok about 2 minutes until tender. Increase heat until med high, add salmon,pepper, lemon peel, and 1 t salt and cook about 5 minutes, until salmon is opaque.
When pasta is done remove 1/3 cup cooking liquid and add to salmon mixture, stirring gently to combine. Place peas in colander and drain pasta over peas. Return pasta and peas to pot, add salmon mixture, chopped dill and lemon juice. Toss gently to combine.

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