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Cellentani Pasta with Spicy Salmon Poke in Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Type of Cuisine: Local
Provided By: Yukiko Sassone
Category: Entree
From: Līhuʻe

This dish has 2 of my favorite foods – pasta and salmon. It reminds me of my trip to Italy. Buon Appetito!


1 box (1Ib)Cellentani pasta
1 1/2 - 2 lbsspicy salmon poke
16 - 18 ozcherry tomatoes
2 containersHawaiian Eateries Roasted Red Pepper Dip
2 cupswhite wine
10 ozfresh arugula or spinach
1/2 cupshredded parmesan cheese
1 tbspchopped garlic
1/2 cupbutter


  1. Cook pasta al dente and set aside
  2. In a large saute pan, simmer butter, garlic and white wine until reduced by ¼
  3. Stir in roasted red pepper dip
  4. Add cherry tomatoes, simmer for 1 minute
  5. Fold in salmon poke, simmer for 1 minute
  6. Stir in parmesan cheese
  7. Fold in ¾ of pasta
  8. Turn off heat and fold in arugula or spinach
  9. Serve immediately
  10. Sprinkle parmesan on each serving

Recipe submitted by Yukiko Sassone