Smoked salmon and rocket pasta
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
Total fat 18g
Saturated fat 4g
Dietary fibre 6g
1 In 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.
2 Meanwhile, 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.
3 Add 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.
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