- 350g penne
- 2 salmon steaks, about 175g/6oz each
With its delicate, sweet flesh and wide availability, salmon is one of the most popular fish.…
- 1 tbsp olive oil
Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…
- 2 tbsp pine nut
- 1 red pepper, deseeded and chopped
- 300g mushroom, sliced
The mushroom is a fungus which comes in a wide range of varieties that belong to two distinct…
- handful basil leaves
Cook the pasta according to pack instructions, adding the salmon to the water 6 mins before the end of the cooking time.
Heat the oil in a pan, then cook the pine nuts until toasted. Add the pepper and fry until softened. Tip in the mushrooms and stir until they start to soften, then add a ladleful of the pasta water.
When the pasta is cooked, remove the salmon to a plate, then drain the pasta. Fork the salmon into flakes and add to the vegetables along with the pasta and the basil leaves. Season with pepper and lightly toss together before serving
Make it veggie
For a veggie version of this dish, omit the salmon and add two courgettes, chopped into chunks, and 100g cherry tomatoes to the pan along with the peppers.