5 from 23 votes
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10-minute creamy salmon pasta with garlic & rocket
Prep Time
1 min
Cook Time
9 mins
Total Time
10 mins

This easy salmon pasta, served in a creamy garlic sauce, is ready in the time it takes the pasta to cook. Dinner can be on the table in 10 minutes with this tasty mid-week winner.

Course: Main
Cuisine: Pasta
Keyword: pasta, salmon pasta
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 473 kcal
Author: Helen Best-Shaw
  • 100 g dried pasta (spaghetti)
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 small onion diced
  • 1/2 tsp fresh chillies (finely chopped)
  • 40 g garlic & herb soft cheese
  • 1/2 lemon (juice & zest)
  • 213 g canned salmon (tinned wild Alaska red salmon)
  • 1 handful rocket leaves
  • salt & pepper (to taste)
  1. Boil a large saucepan of water and add salt. Add the pasta and cook according to the packet instructions.

  2. Melt the butter in a large frying pan on a medium heat and fry the onion until starting to turn golden.

  3. Add the sliced chilli and cook for a couple of minutes.

  4. Add the cheese & lemon. Skim off some of the pasta water, add to the cheese mixture, and gently heat until the cheese is melted and you have a creamy sauce 

  5. Flake the salmon and add to the sauce along with the chopped rocket. Drain the pasta and add it to the sauce.

  6. Stir gently together, season well and serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Facts
10-minute creamy salmon pasta with garlic & rocket
Amount Per Serving
Calories 473 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g 28%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 125mg 42%
Sodium 528mg 22%
Potassium 608mg 17%
Total Carbohydrates 43g 14%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 4g
Protein 33g 66%
Vitamin A 15.1%
Vitamin C 21.6%
Calcium 36.1%
Iron 9.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.