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Pasta with salmon and asparagus

10 - 15
PersonalPoints™ per serving
Total Time
20 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
10 min
Serves
2
Difficulty
Easy
If you're after a simple, speedy supper, our salmon pasta dish is ready in around 20 minutes from start to finish – and it tastes fantastic.

Ingredients

Asparagus, raw

100 g

Calorie controlled cooking spray

5 spray(s)

Garlic

1 clove(s), finely chopped

Chilli flakes

¼ teaspoons, level, dried

Salmon, grilled

150 g, fillet

White pasta, dry

110 g, gigli or farfalle

Salt

1 pinch

Black pepper

teaspoons

Lemon Juice, Fresh

1 tablespoons

Medium fat soft cheese

100 g

Dill, Fresh

1 teaspoons

Instructions

  1. Snap off woody ends of asparagus, cut each stalk cross-wise diagonally into 2.5cm (1 inch) pieces.
  2. In a non-stick frying pan heat cooking spray over medium high heat. Add garlic and dried chilli flakes, sauté for 30 seconds. Add salmon fillet and cook for 3 minutes on each side.
  3. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package instructions in lightly salted boiling water, adding asparagus 3 minutes before the end of cooking time. Dain well, return to the saucepan and add lemon juice and low fat soft cheese. Stir over low heat for 1 minute.
  4. Separate salmon fillet into bite sized chunks, removing any skin and bones. Add to pasta, toss gently and serve, sprinkled with freshly ground black pepper and dill.