• Chloe Burton

Mediterranean Salmon & Pasta Salad

Updated: Jan 26

This is a delicious, quick and easy nutrition packed salad recipe that incorporates a range of healthy ingredients. It provides healthy sources of protein, fats and carbohydrates amongst other important vitamins, minerals and fibre.

Ingredients

  • 80g salmon of choice (tinned is the quickest and most budget friendly)

  • 1/2 cup spinach and/or rocket

  • 1/2 tomato, diced

  • 1/5 large cucumber, diced

  • 1/8 red onion, diced

  • 20g light feta

  • 50g wholemeal pasta

  • 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil

  • Squeeze of lemon juice

  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano leaves

  • Optional additional ingredient: olives (I love!)


Method

  1. Cook pasta as per packet instructions and cool.

  2. Add cooled pasta, spinach, rocket, tomato, cucumber, red onion and salmon together in a bowl or container.

  3. In a separate bowl mix the olive oil, lemon juice and oregano leaves.

  4. Mix the dressing through the pasta salad and crumble the feta on top to serve.


Nutritional Breakdown

  • Energy: 1860kJ

  • Protein: 31g

  • Fats: 19g

  • Carbohydrates: 33g

  • Saturated Fat: 6g

  • Fibre: 9g

  • Sodium: 314mg

Please note: although this recipe makes 'one serve' it is not to say this is the perfect nutritional quantity for a meal. Everyone has individual requirements and therefore the amount of each ingredient in this recipe may need to be altered for your needs.

Let me know if you try this recipe and/or tag me in your re-creation on Instagram. If I see it, I'll be sure to repost on my story! :)

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