Such a simple meal that take minimum effort to cook but gives you maximum flavour. Oily fish provides omega 3 fatty acids that help with blood pressure management, heart health, with inflammation and brain health. It is recommended we eat 2 portions of fish a week of which at least one is oily. If you are pregnant then stick to just 1 portion of oily fish a week.
Simple Roasted Veg and Salmon Pasta
- 3 peppers
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 4 salmon fillets (can be frozen)
- 1 head broccoli
- 400 g pasta
- 3 tbsp pesto
- 4 handfuls green leaves (eg spinach, chard)
- 50 g cheddar cheese, grated
Preheat the oven to 180 C fan/200 C
Slice the peppers and pop on a baking tray, drizzle with 1 tbsp olive oil, pop into the oven
After 10 minutes add the salmon and cook for 15 minutes until it is cooked through
Start cooking the pasta and chop the broccoli into florets. After 5 minutes of the pasta cooking add in the broccoli.
Drain the pasta, add the pesto, flaked salmon and peppers. Stir through the green leaves so they wilt in the heat of the pan.
Serve with grated cheese on top.
Serves 3-4 adults (or in our case 1 adult, 3 hungry kids and leftovers for 2 lunches).
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