Penne with salmon and broccoli

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Penne with salmon and broccoli

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  • 0:30 Prep
  • 0:18 Cook
  • 4 Servings
  • Capable cooks

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Ingredients

  • 300g penne rigate
  • 1 tablespoon low-fat spread
  • 2 tablespoons plain flour
  • 2 cups skim milk
  • 1/4 cup thickened light cream
  • 1/3 cup 25% reduced-fat grated cheddar cheese
  • 350g broccoli, trimmed, cut into small florets
  • 400g can no added salt pink salmon, drained, flaked
  • 1 cup fresh multigrain breadcrumbs
  • 1 lemon, rind finely grated
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chives

Method

  • Step 1
    Cook pasta in a large saucepan of boiling, salted water following packet directions, until tender.
  • Step 2
    Meanwhile, lightly grease an 8-cup capacity baking dish. Heat spread in a large saucepan over low heat. Add flour. Stir to combine. Remove from heat. Gradually add milk and cream, stirring constantly until smooth. Return to medium heat. Cook, stirring, for about 4 minutes or until smooth. Stir in cheese.
  • Step 3
    Place broccoli in a heatproof, microwave-safe bowl. Drizzle with 2 tablespoons cold water. Cover with plastic wrap. Microwave on high (100%) for 2 1/2 minutes or until bright green and tender. Drain.
  • Step 4
    Drain pasta and return to saucepan. Add cheese sauce, broccoli and salmon. Season with salt and pepper. Stir to combine. Spoon pasta into baking dish.
  • Step 5
    Preheat grill on high heat. Combine breadcrumbs, lemon rind and chives in a small bowl. Sprinkle crumb mixture over pasta. Place under grill for 2 to 3 minutes or until golden and crisp. Serve.

  • Low sugar

Nutrition

  • 2558 kj

    Energy

  • 16g

    Fat Total

  • 6g

    Saturated Fat

  • 7g

    Fibre

  • 40g

    Protein

  • 83mg

    Cholesterol

  • 564.09mg

    Sodium

  • 8g

    Carbs (sugar)

  • 74g

    Carbs (total)

All nutrition values are per serve
  • Author: Jenny Fanshaw
  • Image credit: Mark O'Meara
  • Publication: Super Food Ideas

Source: taste.com.au

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