Mediterranean Salmon Pasta

Serves 2
Preparation and cooking Time - 30 minutes + time to marinade


2 salmon fillets, skin removed
100g cherry tomatoes, cut in half
100g sugar snap peas
150g wholemeal (dried) pasta shapes or spaghetti
Zest and juice of 1 lime
½ tablespoon virgin olive oil
Finely chopped
herbs such as parsley, dill and chives
Black pepper
1 or 2 anchovies - optional


1. Mix together the grated lime zest, lime juice, olive oil and finely chopped herbs and pour over the salmon.  Set aside for at least 15 minutes.
2. Cook the pasta until "al dente" as per the instructions on the packet, adding the peas for the last few minutes. 
3.  Meanwhile cook the salmon under a medium grill for about 8 minutes (or pan fry 3-4 minutes each side in a not stick pan with a little oil).
4.  Drain the pasta and peas, add the tomato halves and any remaining marinade and mix together.  Season with black pepper.  Finely chop and add the anchovies to the mix if using. 
5.  Serve     

Per 100g

Medium fat, low saturates, low sugars, medium salt

Per portion

Energy: 588 Kcals/2446 Kjoules  Fat: 23.9g, Saturates: 4.3g  Sugars: 6.3g  Salt 1.3g