Seared Salmon with Pasta

For a hi-carb main course, try Frank Bordoni's adventurous pasta and potato dish...
By Frank Bordoni
Seared Salmon with Pasta
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  • Serves: 2
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Effort: easy


  • 200 g linguine
  • 2 x 100 g salmon, trimmed
  • 1 tbsp flax seed oil
  • 1 large potato, boiled, roughly chopped
  • 50 g watercress, stalks removed, leaves chopped
  • 100 g spinach leaves, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 50 ml natural yogurt
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • salt and black pepper
  • 1/2 lemon, juice only


1. Bring a large pan of lightly salted water to a boil and cook the linguine until just tender. Tip into a colander and drain.

2. While the pasta is cooking, heat a large griddle pan over a medium heat. Season the salmon and sear for about 3-4 minutes on each side.

3. Heat the flax seed oil in a frying pan set over a medium heat. Cook the potatoes, watercress and spinach with the garlic until heated through. Add the yogurt and mustard and season well. Stir in the pasta.

4. Place a piece of salmon on each plate and accompany with the pasta, potatoes and wilted greens. Squeeze a little lemon juice over the salmon and serve.

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