Pasta with salmon and asparagus
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.
Calorie controlled cooking spray
1 clove(s), finely chopped
¼ teaspoon(s), level, dried
150 g, fillet
White pasta, dry
110 g, gigli or farfalle
Lemon Juice, Fresh
Medium fat soft cheese
- Snap off woody ends of asparagus, cut each stalk cross-wise diagonally into 2.5cm (1 inch) pieces.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.