Smoked Salmon & Broccoli Fusili

By the wlr team

This pasta dish is full of fresh flavours that are sure to make this a go-to dinner. Its low calorie and quick and easy to make, serve it up with some garlic bread if you have the calories spare.

  • Recipe makes: 2 servings
  • Prep time:
    15 mins
  • Cook time: 25 mins
  • Calories: 427
    per serving


  • 80g broccoli
  • 50g spring onion
  • 3g garlic
  • ½ medium red pepper
  • 15g fresh parsley
  • 80g smoked salmon
  • 160g dry fusilli
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 7.5ml fresh lemon juice
  • 30g ricotta cheese

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  1. Cut the broccoli into small florets. Finely chop the spring onions, garlic, red pepper and parsley. Cut the salmon into small strips or flake.
  2. Put a large pan of salted water on to boil, when boiling, drop in the broccoli and fast boil for 5 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  3. Cook the pasta according to pack instructions.
  4. Put the oil in non-stick frying pan and gently stir-fry the onions and garlic for 3–4 minutes until soft. Add the red pepper and cook for a further 5 minutes.
  5. Add the broccoli, salmon, lemon juice, and ricotta and stir well. Season with black pepper to taste and keep warm on a very low heat, stirring occasionally, until pasta is ready.
  6. Drain the pasta, add to salmon and broccoli mixture and toss well.
  7. Pour into a serving dish and sprinkle with the parsley to serve.
Nutrition information per serving
Calories (kcal)427
Carbohydrate (g)62.2
Fat (g)9.7
Protein (g)22.6
Fibre (g)4.0
Alcohol (g)0.0
Fruit & Veg1.4

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