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Mackerel and rocket pasta recipe

Mackerel and rocket pasta recipe

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  • Serves 4
  • 10mins to prepare and 10mins to cook
  • 580 calories / serving


  • 300g spaghetti
  • 4 smoked mackerel fillets, skinned and flaked
  • 200g (7oz) extra light soft cheese
  • 1 bunch spring onions, chopped
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • large handful rocket
If you haven't got spaghetti, try using linguine instead

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    33g 47%
  • Saturates

    9g 45%
  • Sugars

    4g 4%
  • Salt

    2.1g 35%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 44.7g Protein 28.6g Fibre 0.7g


  1. Bring a large pan of water to the boil and cook the pasta following the packet instructions. Drain, reserving 100ml (3 1⁄2fl oz) pasta water.
  2. Return the pan to the hob and add the flaked mackerel, soft cheese, onions and lemon juice, stirring until the cheese has melted.
  3. Add the pasta, reserved water and rocket and toss to combine.
  4. Serve immediately with freshly ground black pepper, if you like.

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