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  • Pasta with Courgettes and smoked trout

  • Serves 4; calories per portionn: 463

  • Ingredients

  • 2 medium courgettes
    1 tbsp olive oil
    pinch turmeric
    8oz./225g spinach pasta such as tagliatelle
    1 smoked trout, approx 8oz./225g in weight
    ½pt crème fraiche or double cream
    salt and ground black pepper
    2 tbsp black Iumpfish roe
    fresh parsley to garnish

  • Method

  • Trim the courgettes and cut into very thin diagonal slices. Place in a pan with oil and turmeric, cook for 2-3 mins.
    Cook the pasta in a pan of lightly salted boiling water for 8-10 mins. Skin the fish and remove the bones. Flake the flesh of the trout and stir into the courgette mixture with the crème fraiche or double cream.
    Season. Cook for 6-8 mins, until slightly thickened. Drain the pasta and pour the sauce over, mixing well. Transfer to warmed plates, top each with ½ tbsp lump-fish roe, garnish with parsley and serve.