Light penne with asparagus and smoked salmon

Light penne with asparagus and smoked salmon

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Team

Team

Editorial Team at Kitchen Stories

Difficulty

Easy 👌

Preparation

30 min

Baking

0 min

Resting

0 min

Ingredients

2Servings
250 g
whole-wheat pasta (e.g. penne)
225 g
green asparagus
200 g
smoked salmon
40 g
goat cream cheese
1
lemons
sprigs
thyme
5 g
dill
olive oil for frying
salt
pepper
MetricImperial

Utensils

large saucepan, sieve, cutting board, knife, zester, citrus press, frying pan, cooking spoon, pasta tongs

How-To Videos

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Nutrition per serving

Cal623
Fat9 g
Protein38 g
Carb96 g
  • Step 1/6

    Cook pasta in plenty of salted boiling water, according to package instructions, for approx. 8 –10 min. until al dente. Drain, save some of the pasta water and set aside.
    • 250 g whole-wheat pasta
    • salt
    • large saucepan
    • sieve

    Cook pasta in plenty of salted boiling water, according to package instructions, for approx. 8 –10 min. until al dente. Drain, save some of the pasta water and set aside.

  • Step 2/6

    Trim wooden ends of asparagus. Then, cut into bite-sized pieces at a slight angle.
    • 225 g green asparagus
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Trim wooden ends of asparagus. Then, cut into bite-sized pieces at a slight angle.

  • Step 3/6

    Zest lemons and squeeze out the juice. Pick thyme leaves and chop finely with the dill.
    • 1 lemons
    • sprigs thyme
    • 5 g dill
    • zester
    • citrus press

    Zest lemons and squeeze out the juice. Pick thyme leaves and chop finely with the dill.

  • Step 4/6

    Fry asparagus in some olive oil for approx. 8 – 10 min. until tender. Season with 2/3 of the lemon zest and juice.
    • olive oil for frying
    • frying pan
    • cooking spoon

    Fry asparagus in some olive oil for approx. 8 – 10 min. until tender. Season with 2/3 of the lemon zest and juice.

  • Step 5/6

    Add cooked pasta and thyme leaves to pan and toss. Season generously with salt and pepper.
    • salt
    • pepper

    Add cooked pasta and thyme leaves to pan and toss. Season generously with salt and pepper.

  • Step 6/6

    Combine fresh goat cheese with dill and the remaining lemon zest and juice. Top pasta with a dollop of the cheese and add smoked salmon on top to serve.
    • 40 g goat cheese
    • 200 g smoked salmon
    • pasta tongs

    Combine fresh goat cheese with dill and the remaining lemon zest and juice. Top pasta with a dollop of the cheese and add smoked salmon on top to serve.

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Light penne with asparagus and smoked salmon

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