Smoked salmon and rocket pasta
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Time to make:
$6.14 per serve
(at time of publication)
Full ingredients list:
250g spaghetti pasta
250g green beans, trimmed, sliced
1 onion, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 teaspoons lemon zest
1 long red chilli, deseeded, finely chopped
4 cups baby rocket
1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 teaspoons olive oil
200g smoked salmon, torn
freshly ground black pepper
1/4 cup reduced-fat ricotta cheese
Nutritional information (per serve)
Instructions and steps:
Step 1In a large saucepan cook spaghetti following packet directions, adding beans in the last 2 minutes of cooking time. Drain well, reserving ¼ cup cooking liquid.
Step 2Meanwhile, place a large non-stick frying pan over a medium-high heat. Cook onion, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until softened. Add garlic, lemon zest and chilli. Cook for 1 more minute.
Step 3Add pasta and beans, rocket, lemon juice, olive oil and 1-2 tablespoons pasta cooking liquid to frying pan. Add smoked salmon. Toss to combine and season with pepper. Divide pasta among serving bowls and serve topped with crumbled ricotta.
Replace salmon with cooked shredded chicken breast.
Make it gluten free: Use gluten-free pasta.
About this recipe
First published: October 2013