Pasta With Smoked Salmon, Peas & Herb Pesto

4-6
Servings
15m
Prep Time
15m
Cook Time
30m
Ready In


"From our weekday newspaper The West Australian. Times are estimated. Since posting I have made and enjoyed though I had to use a different pasta as I could not find strozzapreti so used twisted and used a pesto that I have previously made which is similar to the one that is posted here."

Original recipe yields 4-6 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (215 g)
  • Calories 616.6
  • Total Fat - 24.5 g
  • Saturated Fat - 4.7 g
  • Cholesterol - 18.8 mg
  • Sodium - 586.5 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 80.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 11.9 g
  • Sugars - 0.2 g
  • Protein - 21 g
  • Calcium - 122.3 mg
  • Iron - 2.5 mg
  • Vitamin C - 15.6 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.3 mg

Step 1

Cook pasta in a large saucepan of boiling, salted water for about 6 minutes, or until just tender and add the peas and cook for a further 2 minutes, or until pasta and peas and tender and then drain and then return to the pan and cover to keep warm.

Step 2

Meanwhile, made the pesto - place capers, parmesan, parsley, dill and garlic in a food processor and process until chopped and then add oil and season with salt and pepper and process until combined.

Step 3

Roughly break salmon into pieces and add salmon and pesto to pasta and toss to combine.

Step 4

Serve pasta with parmesan and lemon wedges.

Tips & Variations


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