Pasta with salmon and minty pea pesto

On the table in just 25 minutes, this pasta is a scrumptious idea for a quick dinner or lunch. Packed with delicious flakes of salmon and a zingy homemade pea pesto, it’s a simple meal that will blow your mind!
Pasta with salmon and minty pea pesto



1.Cook pasta in a large saucepan of boiling water to packet directions until just tender. Remove pasta with slotted spoon. Reserve 1/3 cup cooking water. Place peas into colander in sink. Tip remaining cooking water over peas to blanch. Rinse under cold water.
2.Heat a heavy-based, nonstick frying pan over medium-high heat. Cook salmon for 3 minutes each side or until just cooked through. Transfer to a plate and flake with a fork.
3.To make pesto, process drained peas, mint, rind, juice, garlic, parmesan, oil and reserved cooking water in a food processor, pulsing until well combined but still chunky.
4.Toss pesto through hot pasta. Fold through salmon flakes. Divide pasta and salmon mixture among four bowls or plates. Season with pepper. Serve with lemon wedges and mint.

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