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Salmon with Pasta, Pesto and Parmesan

Salmon with Pasta, Pesto and Parmesan

Go all Italian for dinner tonight with our fabulous Salmon with Pasta, Pesto and Parmesan recipe.

Ingredients 
4 portions salmon (180g) 
1 tablespoon olive oil 
3 – 4 tablespoons fresh basil pesto 
1 large bag rocket leaves 
350g pappardelle or other dried pasta 
A little salt and pepper 
Handful of parmesan cheese shavings 

Method 
Place the salmon in a shallow pan and cover with cold water 
Bring to just below the boil and simmer for about 5 or 6 minutes until cooked 
Gently lift the fish out of the tray and place on a plate 
Cook the pasta according to the pack instructions, drain well and return to the pan with the olive oil and pesto 
Add the rocket and stir in gently 
Divide the pasta between four bowls, add salmon either as a full portion (pictured) or flaked into pieces 
Season with a little salt and pepper and sprinkle with fresh parmesan shavings before serving