Linguine with Smoked Salmon in Cream Sauce


Omit the salt when cooking the pasta if you are using the smoked salmon in this rich dish. The smoked salmon adds all the saltiness you need.

Linguine with Smoked Salmon in Cream Sauce
Total Time:
25 mins


  • 8 ounce packaged dried linguine, fettuccine, or spaghetti

  • 6 ounce thinly sliced smoked salmon (lox-style) or cooked fresh salmon

  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced (1/4 cup)

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 1 tablespoon margarine or butter

  • 1 cup whipping cream

  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh dill or 1 teaspoon dried dillweed

  • 1 teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel

  • ¼ teaspoon pepper

  • 2 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese

  • Fresh dill sprigs (optional)


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain; keep warm.

  2. Meanwhile, cut the salmon into thin bite-size strips; set aside.

  3. For sauce, in a large skillet cook the green onion and garlic in margarine or butter until tender. Add salmon and cook for 1 minute. Stir in whipping cream, snipped or dried dill, lemon peel, and pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cook, uncovered, at a gentle boil about 5 minutes or until the sauce thickens slightly. Remove from heat. Stir in Parmesan cheese.

  4. Arrange the pasta on individual plates or a large platter. Spoon the sauce over the pasta. If desired, garnish with fresh dill sprigs. Makes 4 main-dish servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

523 Calories
29g Fat
48g Carbs
18g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 523
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 29g 37%
Saturated Fat 15g 75%
Cholesterol 94mg 31%
Sodium 450mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 48g 17%
Protein 18g

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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