MEAL FOR TWO

Date night? Treat your bet­ter half to this quick and easy pasta and salmon dish

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Creamy salmon fet­tuc­cine with zuc­chini & peas

Serves 2 Cost per serve $7.10 Time to make 20 min di­a­betes friendly

100g dried fet­tuc­cine 2 zuc­chini, sliced in half length­ways, then thinly sliced 1 cup Brus­sels sprouts, thinly sliced ½ cup frozen peas, thawed ¹⁄³ cup re­duced-fat smooth ri­cotta Juice and zest of 1 le­mon 2 cups baby spinach 2 ta­ble­spoons grated parme­san 100g sliced smoked salmon 1 ta­ble­spoon olive oil Fresh dill, to gar­nish (op­tional)

1 Cook pasta in a small saucepan of boil­ing wa­ter for 8–9 min­utes, or un­til al dente. Drain, re­serv­ing ½ cup of cook­ing wa­ter. 2 While pasta is cook­ing, heat a medium non-stick pan over medium heat; spray with olive oil. Add zuc­chini and Brus­sels sprouts; cook, stir­ring, for 6 min­utes, or un­til ten­der. Add peas; mix. Add drained pasta with ri­cotta, le­mon juice and zest, and baby spinach. 3 Add re­served pasta wa­ter, as needed, to make a smooth sauce. Add half of the parme­san; mix well. Sea­son with cracked black pep­per. 4 Serve pasta with smoked salmon, a driz­zle of olive oil, dill, if us­ing, and the re­main­ing parme­san.

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