Loch trout, Leek and Seasonal Asparagus Pasta with Avocado cream and Dill - deliciously healthy.

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For the pasta:


Ingredients - serves 2-3 depending on servig size.

Dove's Farm gluten free pasta made from brown rice and quinoa for two moderate servings. I've used 3 cupfuls of dried pasta twists and then cooked to slightly al dente.


2 Small Loch trout fillets

6 Seasonal asparagus tips sliced thinely but not too fine.

1 Chopped leek

A generous helping of chopped dill (removed from stalk) or can use parsley

Half a soft organic avocado - mashed

Olive oil

Pinch of finely ground pink salt and black pepper


Instructions

Cook the pasta, drain and coat with olive oil. You don't need a lot of pasta, make up at least half of the dish with vegetables and protein.

While the pasta cooks - finely chop the leek and place in the pan on medium heat with a splash of olive oil cook gently until soft. Cut the flesh of the trout away from the skin and slice into small pieces add to the leeks and stir often, slice the apsaragus into small pieces and chop the dill - add both to the pan and cook lightly with the rest of the ingredients adding a pinch of salt and a little black pepper. Add the pasta and a little more olive oil, remove from the heat, then stir in the smached avocado. Serve with some chopped dill. Only a little seasoning is needed as the flavours, although subtle, are utterly delicious.


Health benefits:

Contains no gluten which really helps to reduce immune reactions after eating, like bloating, digestive discomfort, tiredness, lack of focus, blocked airways and weaziness and more.

Dove's farm gluten free organic pasta (Cost per 500g bag £2.55) Brown rice conatins B Vitamins and plenty of fibre, it also contains protein 11g per 100g which is almost equivalant to two eggs!

If you allow this rice pasta to cool before adding to the rest of ingredients, it will form 'resistant starch' which is the substance that feeds only our beneficial bacteria in the gut.

Brown also contains B Vitamins 1,2,3 and 6, as well as manganese, iron, selenium, magnesium and many trace minerals. This mean it is very supportive of immune function, energy, mental health and heart health. White rice has virtually nothing in it except starch which adds to the risk of diabetes and other health issues as this does not constitute a balanced food.

Brown rice also supports healthy low density cholesterol levels.


Farmed fresh water trout is the best from a sustainable point of view according to the "Marine Conservation society"

See here for seasonal fish: https://www.mcsuk.org/media/seafood/BuyingFishInSeason.pdf

And for their sustainability and alternatives see here: https://www.mcsuk.org/goodfishguide/fish/375