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Creamy Salmon Tagliatelle with Garden Peas and Sundried Tomatoes

Delicious, quick and healthy pasta!

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Creamy Salmon Tagliatelle with Garden Peas and Sundried Tomatoes | DonalSkehan.com, Delicious, quick and healthy pasta!

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Creamy Salmon Tagliatelle with Garden Peas and Sundried Tomatoes

Delicious, quick and healthy pasta!

20 4
Thursday, June 2, 2011

300g tagliatelle

2 tbsp olive oil

2 handfuls of peas, fresh or frozen

2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped

200g low fat crème fraîche

A good handful of fresh dill, chopped

75g sun-blushed tomatoes, roughly chopped

Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

150g sliced smoked salmon, cut into strips

1 lemon, zested

Juice of 1/2 lemon, to serve

 

Large saucepan

Frying pan

 

20 mins
Serves 4

This is a great meal to throw together in just minutes and it’s really filling. You can pick up sun-blushed tomatoes in the supermarket. They are a much brighter colour than sun-dried tomatoes and a little less intense in flavour. Alternatively roast some halved cherry tomatoes with a little olive oil with sea salt and black pepper at about 200°C/400°F/Gas mark 6, for about 40 minutes.

 

Cook the pasta in a large saucepan according to the instructions on the packet. In the last few minutes of the pasta cooking time and drain.
Heat the oil in a large frying pan over a medium heat, add the garlic and fry gently for 1 minute. Add the crème fraîche, peas and heat through. Add the dill, tomatoes and a good pinch of salt and black pepper and stir through. Finally add the salmon strips and hot tagliatelle and toss everything together until coated.
Serve each portion with a generous squeeze of lemon juice.
20 mins
Serves 4

Ingredients

300g tagliatelle

2 tbsp olive oil

2 handfuls of peas, fresh or frozen

2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped

200g low fat crème fraîche

A good handful of fresh dill, chopped

75g sun-blushed tomatoes, roughly chopped

Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

150g sliced smoked salmon, cut into strips

1 lemon, zested

Juice of 1/2 lemon, to serve

 

You'll Need

Large saucepan

Frying pan

 

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  • http://www.donalskehan.com Donal Skehan

    Hi, I’m out of the office until 10 August 2011 and will reply to any emails on my return.

  • Widhya Dewi

    can i substitute the smoke salmon with the fresh one?

    • http://www.donalskehan.com/ Donal Skehan

      Of course – just cook it to your liking and add it in :)