Zesty Salmon Pasta Recipe – Fresh & Healthy


  • 2 x salmon fillets
  • 200g wholewheat spaghetti pasta
  • 1 small zucchini, grated
  • 10 grape/cherry tomatoes
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp basil in oil
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • cheese to serve (optional)


  1. Cook pasta as per instructions on the packet.
  2. While pasta is cooking, heat a frypan with a dash of olive oil on medium-low heat. Cook zucchini until soft, set aside.
  3. Next place the tomatoes in the pan with a dash more olive oil, season with salt and pepper and cook until starting to soften and slightly brown, set aside with zucchini.
  4. Pat salmon dry with paper towel, rub with oil and salt and cook on both sides until golden brown and cooked through to your liking.
  5. When pasta is cooked, rinse and drain. Place back into the saucepan. Mix through the basil oil, olive oil, minced garlic and more salt & pepper.
  6. Then add the lemon zest and juice to the pasta and mix well. Add in tomatoes and zucchini.
  7. Shred salmon and mix through with the rest of the pasta mix.
  8. Plate and serve with cheese. Enjoy!

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