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Salmon and Pasta

You can’t go far wrong with cooked fresh salmon, especially when you add to that some garlic, chili and capers. This pasta recipe with salmon is bursting with flavour, and only takes 25-minutes to prepare and cook. Ideal for dinners in a dash or lazy weekend lunches. This is fast food that’s actually good for you – and your taste buds too!
  • Cooking time10 minutes
  • Prep time15 minutes
  • 4 portions
recipe image Salmon and Pasta

Ingredients

  • 350 grams dried penne pasta
  • 25 grams Bertolli buttery spread
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 red pepper deseeded and diced
  • 1 red chilli finely chopped
  • 350 grams cooked fresh salmon (or smoked salmon)
  • 50 ml dry white wine optional
  • 400 grams tinned chopped tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons capers
  • 2 tablespoons black olives
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil or parsley
Energy (kcal)199 kcal
Energy (kJ)833 kJ
Protein (g)19.4 g
Carbohydrate incl. fibre (g)8.5 g
Carbohydrate excl. fibre (g)6.6 g
Sugar (g)3.9 g
Fibre (g)1.9 g
Fat (g)8.3 g
Saturated fat (g)1.6 g
Unsaturated fat (g)5.2 g
Monounsaturated fat (g)2.7 g
Polyunsaturated fat (g)2.5 g
Trans fat (g)0.0 g
Cholesterol (mg)40 mg
Sodium (mg)400 mg
Salt (g)1.00 g
Vitamin A (IU)1316 IU
Vitamin C (mg)50.4 mg
Calcium (mg)51 mg
Iron (mg)1.76 mg
Potassium (mg)604 mg

Instructions

  1. Cook the pasta according to packet instructions for about 8-10 minutes or until tender.
  2. Meanwhile heat the Bertolli with butter and saute the garlic, pepper and chilli for 3-4 minutes. Add the salmon, wine and tomatoes and cook for 2 minutes. Add the cooked pasta, capers and olives and heat through. Season to taste.
  3. Serve garnished with fresh basil.