This pasta dish is healthy, simple and best of all - delicious.
LINGUINE WITH FISH, FENNEL & TOMATOES
NEED TO KNOW
|Type of dish||Pasta|
|Cooking time||<30 min|
|Special options||Low fat|
|6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil|
|3 cloves garlic, finely chopped|
|3 fennel bulbs, stalks removed, cored, thinly sliced|
|800g skinned, boned firm white fish (such as hapuku, John Dory or monkfish), cut into 3cm chunks|
|3 tablespoons capers, rinsed, drained well|
|500g cherry tomatoes, halved|
|400g linguine (or spaghetti)|
|3 tablespoons chopped flat-leafed parsley leaves|
1. Bring a large saucepan of well-salted water to the boil.
2. Heat the oil in a large frying pan then add the garlic, fennel and fish. Fry over high heat for about 10 minutes until the fennel is becoming soft and the fish just cooked through.
3. Add the capers and tomatoes, turn the heat up and mix well but carefully - don't break up the fish. Cook for 2 minutes until the tomatoes are hot and just starting to collapse. Taste and season well with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
4. Meanwhile, once the water is boiling add the linguine and stir until the water returns to the boil. Cook according to the packet directions until the pasta is al dente, drain and put in a large warm serving bowl.
5. Add the fish and fennel mixture, along with the parsley, and toss gently to combine. Serve immediately.
- Recipes and food styling by Ginny Grant; photography by Aaron McLean; styling by Tamara West