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Creamy Salmon Pasta

Creamy salmon pasta

Published: September 25, 2020 at 3:31 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

You can't go wrong with salmon, pasta and a great big dollop of crème fraîche. Make our high protein, low salt midweek dinner in a matter of 20 minutes

  • High protein
  • Low salt
Nutrition:
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal727
fat31.8g
saturates12g
carbs60.9g
sugars4.1g
fibre5.6g
high inprotein46.7g
low insalt0.4g
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Try our salmon pasta recipe then check out our salmon salad, salmon parcels and more salmon recipes.

Ingredients

  • 2 fillets salmon
  • 160g rigatoni or penne
  • 25g parmesan, finely grated
  • 4 tbsp low-fat crème fraîche
  • 1 lemon, zested and ½ juiced
  • black peppercorns, ground to make ½ tsp
  • a small bunch flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Put the salmon fillets skin-side down on a baking-paper-lined tray, season well and put into the oven for 12-15 minutes or until cooked through.

  • STEP 2

    Meanwhile, cook the pasta following pack instructions until al dente, then drain, reserving some of the pasta water.

  • STEP 3

    In a small bowl, mix together the parmesan, crème fraîche, lemon zest and juice, black pepper, three-quarters of the parsley and some seasoning.

  • STEP 4

    Tip the pasta back into the pan with the sauce from the bowl and toss to combine, adding a splash of pasta water to create a sauce.

  • STEP 5

    Divide between two bowls, flake over the salmon and top with the remaining parsley.

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