Simple Roasted Veg & Salmon Pasta

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

Course Lunch, Main Course
Author Priya Tew, Registered Dietitian


  • 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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