Easy Smoked Salmon Pasta Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Easy Smoked Salmon Pasta Recipe
  • READY IN 35 mins

Easy Smoked Salmon Pasta

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"A really quick, easy sauce for 'pasta asciutta,' which means 'dry pasta.' It's not a dish over-loaded with sauce, but one that appreciates the simple smokiness of good smoked salmon. Serve sprinkled with some Parmesan or garnished with some parsley. This is not a creamy, thick sauce. Just one that really brings out the simple, yet fantastic flavors of smoked salmon. Enjoy! "

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Original recipe makes 2 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins

    35 mins


  1. Fill a large pot with lightly-salted water and bring to a rolling boil. Stir the linguine into the water and return to a boil. Cook uncovered until the pasta has cooked through but is still firm to the bite, about 11 minutes; drain, reserving 2 tablespoons of the water.
  2. Melt the butter with the olive oil in a saucepan over medium-low heat; when the mixture begins to bubble, add the shallots and cook until softened. Stir the salmon, cream cheese, and milk into the shallot mixture. Mix the reserved water from the pasta into the mixture. Transfer to a large bowl and toss with the pasta to serve.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Feb 16, 2010

Had to double the sauce, and add a lot more salmon!

Most Helpful Critical Review
May 27, 2012

Too plain when made with grilled salmon. I added 1/2 cup yellow pepper, garnished with dill and lemon which helped but wasn´t enough. I will try again but with red pepper and slightly more cream cheese.

Nov 24, 2009

Very good and indeed quick and easy! I love these kinds of recipes because ingredients are simple and it's stuff I normally have in my fridge and freezer. The only thing I didn't have was a shallot so I used a red onion instead and it was great. I also added a clove of minced garlic for some bite, and instead of milk I used some table cream.

May 19, 2009

Nice one! I also like to put a little fresh lemon in there.. and maybe loose the cream so it gets a little "lighter" :) I usually make this sort of dish with homemade fresh pasta...If you never tried making pasta do it! Its alot of fun, and really not that hard. greets!

Apr 14, 2012

This recipe rocks. Feel free to improvise but a must is to double the sauce. Also, I think it important to dish the noodles and the dish sauce over. Do not mix all together. I added halved grape tomatoes to the sauce along with some dill. Served with fresh Parmesan and red pepper flakes. Also doubled the salmon. Really really easy...finished everything in less than 25 minutes. My husband loved.

Jan 29, 2012

Outstanding! Made for four servings; increased Salmon 1.5x more, added 1 tsp Capers and 1 tsp grated Parmesan to sauce; did NOT add water to sauce. Held sauce warm for 15 min while I made the linguini. So easy and so fast, and everyone from 2-60 yrs old RAVED! Served w/ Merlot, milk for the 2-yr old :), and finish w/ Pecan dessert of choice.

Sep 28, 2010

We really liked this! Needed something to use up my lox, this was easy and delicious. Doubled the sauce as others suggested. I used spaghetti, I had onion on hand, not shallot, and I added some tomato pieces. Came out great.

Nov 15, 2010

My family and I love this recipe! It is light, yet tasty!


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  • Calories
  • 577 kcal
  • 29%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 87.4 g
  • 28%
  • Cholesterol
  • 25 mg
  • 8%
  • Fat
  • 17.6 g
  • 27%
  • Fiber
  • 4 g
  • 16%
  • Protein
  • 19.8 g
  • 40%
  • Sodium
  • 194 mg
  • 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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