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Salmon & asparagus pesto

By Edinburghlady (GoodFood Community)
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  • Easy
  • Serves 4
Quick pasta recipe


  • 225g asparagus
  • Handful baby spinach
  • 50g grated Parmesan
  • 1tbsp pine nuts
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1tbsp olive oil
  • 200g shredded smoked salmon


  • STEP 1
    Cook asparagus in boiling water for 3 mins, then drain, reserving 4tbsp cooking water. Cut off the tips.
  • STEP 2
    Blitz the stems with the spinach, Parmesan, pine nuts, garlic, olive oil and some black pepper. Blitz with the cooking water to form a pesto.
  • STEP 3
    Toss through 500g cooked pasta with the reserved tips and shredded smoked salmon
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