Speedy penne with zucchini and salmon
SERVES 4 PREP AND COOK TIME 20 MINUTES
500g dried penne pasta ⅓ cup (80ml) extra virgin olive oil 3 medium (400g) zucchini, sliced thinly 3 cloves garlic, chopped finely 1 fresh long red chilli, sliced 300g hot smoked salmon, skin removed, flaked ½ cup coarsely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley ½ cup (40g) flaked parmesan 1 medium (140g) lemon, cut into wedges
1 Cook pasta in a large saucepan of boiling salted water until just tender. Reserve ½ cup cooking liquid; drain pasta. Return pasta to saucepan. 2 Meanwhile, heat oil in a large frying pan over low heat; cook zucchini, stirring, for 3 minutes or until softened, but not coloured. Add garlic and chilli; cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until fragrant. 3 Add zucchini mixture to hot pasta with flaked salmon, parsley and enough of the reserved cooking liquid to moisten; toss to combine. Season to taste. 4 Top pasta with parmesan. Serve with lemon wedges.
Not suitable to freeze or microwave.