Penne with salmon, lemon and dill


2 salmon fillets
350g essential Waitrose dried penne
200g essential Waitrose frozen garden peas
200g essential Waitrose half fat crème fraîche
1 lemon, zest and juice
2 tbsp dill, finely chopped


1. Preheat the oven to 180˚C, gas mark 4. Season the salmon fi llets, place on a baking sheet and cook in the oven for 20 minutes.

2. Cook the pasta according to pack instructions, adding the peas 2 minutes before the end of cooking. Drain and reserve a cup of the cooking liquid. Return the pasta and peas to the pan with the crème fraîche, lemon juice, half the zest and most of the dill. Season and stir through 3 tbsp of the cooking water until creamy.

3. Flake the salmon and gently stir through the pasta. Scatter with the remaining dill and lemon zest and serve immediately.

Penne with salmon, lemon and dill
  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 20 minutes
  • Total time: 30 minutes 30 minutes

Serves: 4

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 2317.936kJ
Fat 16.8g
Saturated Fat 6.2g
Carbohydrate 67g
Sugars 2.9g
Salt 0.11g

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This recipe was first published in Wed Apr 25 14:09:02 BST 2012.