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Farfalle with smoked salmon, capers and asparagus

8
8
8
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
27 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
12 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
Toss stylish smoked salmon through delicate bow-shaped pasta for a meal that looks as good as it tastes.

Ingredients

pasta

240 g, (farfalle variety)

asparagus

2 bunch(es), ends trimmed, sliced diagonally

olive oil

1 tsp

baby capers, rinsed, drained

1½ tbs, chopped

tomato(es)

2 medium, finely chopped

light cream cheese

60 g, (1/4 cup)

fresh lemon rind

1 tsp

lemon juice

2 tbs

fresh dill

2 tbs

smoked salmon

100 g, thinly sliced

Instructions

  1. Cook pasta in a large saucepan of boiling salted water following packet instructions until just tender. Add in the asparagus for the last 2 minutes of cooking time. Drain well.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a small frying pan over high heat. Add capers, cook stirring for 2 mins or until crisp.
  3. Add half the capers, tomato, cream cheese, rind, juice and dill to pasta, toss until well combined. Season with a little pepper and serve topped with salmon and remaining capers.

Notes

TIP: You can use peas, snow peas or sliced green beans instead of asparagus.

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