Grilled Cajun Salmon With Vegetable Mostaccioli

Grilled Cajun Salmon With Vegetable Mostaccioli

Spicy grilled salmon enhances a vegetable and pasta combination.

15 min. prep time
4 servings
000 Ratings



5 ounces (1 1/2 cups) uncooked dried mostaccioli


1 (1- to 1 1/2-pound) salmon fillet
2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter
2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning


2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter
1/2 bulb (1/2 cup) fresh fennel, sliced*
4 ounces (1 cup) sliced fresh mushrooms
1/4 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic
1 cup (about 3) sliced fresh Roma tomatoes
2 teaspoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil leaves**


Cook mostaccioli according to package directions. Drain; keep warm.

Heat gas grill on medium or charcoal grill until coals are ash white. Meanwhile, combine 2 tablespoons butter and Cajun seasoning; brush over salmon.

Place salmon onto grill. Grill, turning once, 12-15 minutes or until salmon flakes easily with fork. Remove from grill; keep warm.

Meanwhile, melt butter in 10-inch skillet until sizzling; add fennel, mushrooms and garlic. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Stir in tomatoes, Parmesan cheese and basil leaves. Cover; continue cooking 3-5 minutes or until heated through.

Place cooked vegetables and mostaccioli into large bowl; toss lightly. Cut salmon into 4 pieces. Serve salmon with pasta mixture. 

*Substitute 1/2 cup sliced celery.

*Substitute 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 520

Fat: 24g

Cholesterol: 135mg

Sodium: 220mg

Carbohydrates: 33g

Dietary Fiber: 3g

Protein: 43g

Recipe #9751©2010Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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