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Italian Salmon Balls and Pasta


You can substitute the salmon for tuna here.

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  • 160 g salmon, processed/canned
  • pinenuts
  • 25 g breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 egg, beaten
  • 200 g pasta
  • 250 g jar of pasta sauce
  • 1/2 lemon, zested
  • small handful of chopped parsley
  • grated cheddar cheese


servings 2
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 5mins
Cooking time 10mins
Cost Budget Friendly


Step 1

Place the salmon in a bowl, add a sprinkle of pinenuts, lemon zest, parsley, egg and breadcrumbs and mix well.

Step 2

Roll into walnut sized balls.

Step 3

Heat some olive oil in a frying pan and fry the balls for about 5 minutes, turning every minute or so. Add the pasta sauce and simmer for 3-4 minutes, stirring well.

Step 4

Meanwhile, cook the pasta according to the packet instructions. Drain and pour into the sauce. Mix well.

Step 5

Serve with grated cheese on top and enjoy!


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