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Pasta with salmon and peas

 37 ratings

Prep Time:5 mins

Cooking Time:15 mins

Serves:4 Adults


Pasta with salmon and peas

This quick and easy dinner recipe is also healthy and delicious, what more could you want from a meal! This recipe is also great for other types of fish such as mackerel or even prawns.


  • 350g / 12½ oz. of dried spaghetti
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 100ml / 3 ½ fl oz. of crème fraiche, half-fat
  • 1 handful of fresh parsley
  • Fresh ground black pepper, to taste
  • 400g / 14 oz. of salmon fillets
  • 300g / 10 1/2 oz. of fresh or frozen peas
  • 1 lemon, juiced


  1. Half-fill a large saucepan with water and bring to the boil
  2. Cook the pasta until firm, not too soft - the packet should have cooking times
  3. While that’s cooking, cut the salmon into cubes
  4. Heat the olive oil in a frying pan, and then add the salmon
  5. Cook the fish for around 5 minutes – it should change colour but not go brown
  6. Add the peas, crème fraiche and parsley to the pan and cook for a further 2 minutes
  7. Add the pepper and lemon juice; check according to taste. When the pasta is cooked, tip out all the water, and then add it to the pan with the sauce
  8. Toss the spaghetti lightly in the sauce, then serve straight away

What you will need

  • Chopping board
  • Chopping knife
  • Frying pan
  • Saucepan
  • Sieve
  • Wooden spoon

Serving suggestions

If there is not enough sauce add a little more crème fraiche

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