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Creamy Smoked Salmon Pasta

Smoked salmon in creamy pasta topped with dill, spring onions, capers and lemon
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: dinner, lunch, Main Course, pasta
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: dill, pasta, smoked salmon
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 404kcal


  • 100 g farfalle or orecchiette / penne
  • 120 ml light cream
  • 1 clove garlic- minced
  • ½ tbsp lemon juice
  • ½ tbsp capers- rinsed and chopped
  • 100 g smoked salmon or trout
  • 1 handful fresh dill- leaves picked
  • 1 tbsp spring onions- finely chopped
  • freshly grated Pecorino Romano- to taste


  • Bring a large pot of water to boil, season generously with salt, and cook the pasta according to packet instructions. When there is 2 minutes of cooking time left, remove from heat, drain the pasta (reserving 2-3 tbsp of pasta water)
  • Return pasta to medium heat, add the cream, garlic clove, lemon juice and capers. Add a splash of pasta water and combine. Cook for a further 1-2 minutes or until the pasta sauce has thickened.
  • Divide the pasta into serving bowls, top with smoked salmon, dill, spring onions and add a sprinkle of freshly grated Pecorino Romano on top. Season with salt & pepper to taste.


Calories: 404kcal
Carbs: 42.8g | Fat: 15.2g | Protein: 21.2g