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Pasta primavera with poached salmon

Bust this spring pasta out for the ideal light meal that really satisfies.
pasta primavera with poached salmon

Primavera literally translates to in the style of spring! This fresh spring pasta with fresh greens and poached salmon is the ideal light meal.

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1.Cook pasta in large saucepan of boiling water until tender; drain.
2.Meanwhile, place the water, dill, peppercorns and half the rind in large saucepan then add fish; bring to the boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 8 minutes, turning fish halfway through cooking time.
3.Remove fish from poaching liquid; discard liquid. When fish is cool enough to handle, flake fish into medium bowl.
4.Heat oil in same cleaned pan; cook onion, garlic and asparagus, stirring, until asparagus is tender. Add snow peas, peas, juice, remaining rind, pasta and fish; stir until hot.
5.Remove from heat; stir in herbs.

You may need a little more liquid in your final pasta dish. Just in case, reserve ½ cup of the pasta cooking liquid and add as required.


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