Hot smoked salmon and rocket pasta salad recipe

  • Serves 1
  • 5 mins to prepare and 10 mins to cook
  • 648 calories / serving
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This filling combination of hot smoked salmon, wholewheat penne pasta, nutritious pumpkin seeds and fresh rocket provides a steady source of energy to keep you going throughout the afternoon. This pasta salad is quick and easy to prepare and offers a tasty lunch option for when you are on the go.

  1. Cook the pasta in a medium pan of boiling salted water following the packet instructions; drain.
  2. In a large bowl, toss the cooked pasta with the oil, lemon zest and juice, parsley, salmon, half the pumpkin seeds and some seasoning. Set aside to cool.
  3. Fold through the rocket leaves and transfer to a portable container. Scatter over the remaining seeds before sealing. 

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  • Ingredients

  • 80g (3 1/4oz) wholewheat penne
  • 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ lemon, zested and juiced
  • 1 tbsp roughly chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/2 x 180g pack hot smoked salmon fillets, flaked
  • 25g (1oz) pumpkin seeds, toasted
  • handful rocket leaves
  • Energy 2715kj 648kcal 32%
  • Fat 29g 41%
  • Saturates 5g 23%
  • Sugars 4g 4%
  • Salt 2g 34%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 56.5g Protein 39.1g Fibre 6.1g


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