A saucepan and small bowl serving pasta with salmon & peas

Pasta with salmon & peas

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(15 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 10 mins - 12 mins


Makes enough for 2 adults + 2 children

Make this salmon pasta in under 20 minutes for a dinner the whole family will enjoy. Kids will love the fun-shaped pasta while packing in fibre and omega-3

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: Per serving (4 average portions)

  • kcal463
  • fat19g
  • saturates6g
  • carbs44g
  • sugars5g
  • fibre7g
  • protein25g
  • salt0.23g
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  • 240g wholewheat fusilli
  • knob of butter



    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 1 large shallot, finely chopped



    Related to the onion (as opposed to being a younger version of it), shallots grow in clusters at…

  • 140g frozen peas



    A type of legume, peas grow inside long, plump pods. As is the case with all types of legume,…

  • 2 skinless salmon fillets, cut into chunks



    With its delicate, sweet flesh and wide availability, salmon is one of the most popular fish.…

  • 140g low fat crème fraîche
  • ½ low salt vegetable stock cube (we used Kallo)
  • small bunch chives, snipped


  1. Bring a pan of water to the boil and cook the pasta according to the pack instructions.

  2. Meanwhile, heat the butter in a saucepan, then add the shallot and cook for 5 mins or until softened. Add the frozen peas, fish, crème fraîche and 50ml water. Crumble in the stock cube. Cook for 3-4 mins until cooked through, stir in the chives and some black pepper. Then stir through to coat the pasta. Serve in bowls.

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23rd Oct, 2017
Fab quick mid week dinner my husband and kids loved it. Will definitely make again maybe adding a little dijon mustard to the sauce.
23rd Aug, 2017
When do you add the salmon? Couldn't see that step in the recipe...
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28th Aug, 2017
Thanks for your question. You add it in step 2, along with the frozen peas, crème fraîche and water. Enjoy!
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