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15 Minute Salmon Pasta with Broccoli

This easy salmon pasta recipe is a light and healthy weeknight dinner. Use canned salmon, crème fraîche, lemon, garlic and broccoli for a meal that comes together in just 15 minutes!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 604kcal


  • 300 g Tagliatelle
  • 150 ml Reserved Pasta Water
  • 1 head Broccoli chopped into florets
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1 Onion chopped
  • 1 clove Garlic crushed
  • 300 ml Crème Fraîche
  • 1 Lemon juice and zest
  • 200 g Tinned Skinless Boneless Salmon drained
  • Fresh Chives and Dill for serving
  • Salt and Freshly Ground Black Pepper


  • Cook the pasta according to packet instructions. Put the broccoli in a steamer and steam over the cooking pasta (or cook the broccoli separately if you prefer).
  • Heat the oil in a frying pan over a low heat and cook the onion and garlic for 5-10 mins until soft. Turn the heat down to low and stir in the crème fraîche, lemon zest and juice and then slowly pour in the pasta water whisking as you pour. Mix until everything is combined and add the broccoli. Season well.
  • Add the salmon followed by the pasta and toss until the pasta is coated by the sauce. Serve topped with chopped chives and dill.


Nutrition information is an estimate and will vary depending on the ingredients used.


Calories: 604kcal | Carbohydrates: 71g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 143mg | Sodium: 318mg | Potassium: 1012mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1495IU | Vitamin C: 152.9mg | Calcium: 335mg | Iron: 3.3mg