Recipes Faster pasta!
We’ve given some favourite pasta dishes a healthy makeover, adding extra veg and trimming off some calories, too...
Salmon and red pepper bolognese a fishy alternative to a classic spag bol – and quicker too!
SERVES 4 PREP 10 MINS COOK 10 MINS
✱ 250g salmon fillets, sliced ✱ Finely grated zest and juice of 1 lemon ✱ 2tbsp olive oil ✱ 1 vegetable stock pot or cube ✱ 250g spaghetti ✱ 150g Tenderstem broccoli ✱ 1 onion, chopped ✱ 2 garlic cloves, crushed ✱ 1 red pepper, deseeded and chopped ✱ 200g passata
1 Heat the oven to 200c/ gas 6. Put the salmon on a non-stick baking tray. Season and sprinkle over the lemon zest, juice and 1tsp olive oil. bake for 10 mins.
2 meanwhile, add the stock pot or cube to a pan of boiling salted water, add the spaghetti and cook for 7 mins. add the broccoli and cook for a further 3 mins until the spaghetti and broccoli are just tender.
3 at the same time, heat the remaining oil in a frying pan, add the onion, garlic and red pepper and cook for 5 mins until softened. add the passata and simmer for a few more mins.
4 Drain the spaghetti and broccoli, lightly mix with the sauce and serve with the salmon.
Per serving: 445 cals, 14g fat (2.5g saturated), 53g carbohydrates
Health benefits Salmon, rich in omega-3 fatty acids, with vitamin C in red pepper and broccoli make this a superfood combo.