Salmon & rocket pasta

Salmon & rocket pasta

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(15 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 15 mins

Easy

Serves 2
A great choice for a mid-week meal

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal682
  • fat25g
  • saturates7g
  • carbs77g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre4g
  • protein42g
  • salt0.21g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tsp oil
  • 2 fresh salmon fillet
  • 200g tagliatelle
  • 100g bag rocket
    Rocket

    Rocket

    roh-ket

    Rocket is a very 'English' leaf, and has been used in salads since Elizabethan times. It…

  • 2 tbsp crème fraîche
  • zest ½ lemon
    Lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

Method

  1. Heat oil in a non-stick pan and cook the salmon, skin-side down, for 5 mins. Turn over and continue to cook for 4 mins more until the salmon is cooked through. Remove from pan, leave to cool, then flake the fish into large chunks, discarding skin.

  2. Cook tagliatelle according to pack instructions. Scoop out half a cup of cooking water, then drain and return to the pan. Toss in the salmon and remaining ingredients, loosening with cooking water, if the mixture is too thick. Serve immediately.

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cgmoser
10th Feb, 2017
3.8
Perfect and so simple. A good squeeze of lemon juice and zest makes this recipe. Optional a sprinkle of chilli for my husband.
lizzafezza
29th Apr, 2016
2.55
Super quick and tasty. I used hot smoked salmon with chilli and added plenty of black pepper.
Rupes
22nd Jul, 2014
I too found this incredibly bland, even with the addition of garlic, chilli and lemon juice :(
in_training
31st Dec, 2013
5.05
I love this recipe. I used smoked salmon fillets and it was really quick and easy.
damenga
22nd Sep, 2013
Easy to make and excellent meal. Yet another good way to use salmon.
sarahdawn10
9th Jun, 2013
5.05
Added the chilli and garlic as suggested and worked a treat !! Seared the salmon fillets on a skillet so the flavour worked well with the rocket - added at the end. Another family favourite !! For pud I made the Strawberry and Cinamon Torte - also from the GF site - 10/10 great flavour combo......
vickieaton
25th Mar, 2013
After making this once I then switched to using smoked salmon which I think tastes much better and makes this recipe even easier!
diamond_sky
21st Mar, 2011
2.05
Found it too bland, but ok if you're short of time
darcie21
9th Feb, 2011
I just added in some Smoked Cod instead of salmon. But smoked salmon aswell would make a nice suggestion. Then i added a bit of feta and some oven cooked tomatoes with thyme. YUM!!!
alicka
20th Nov, 2010
5.05
great recipe, it works, it is easy... I used normal salmon and will do it again. It is important to to stir in rocket at the end, so it doesn't wilt.

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