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Creamy Salmon Pasta

This indulgent creamy salmon pasta recipe is the comfort food of all comfort foods. Garlic, cream, parsley, lemon and butter all work together to bring you joy!
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 2 people
Calories 708 kcal


  • 2 skinless, boneless salmon fillets
  • 1 large shallot
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 20 g unsalted butter
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 120 ml thick double cream
  • 75 g uncooked dried pasta
  • Handful of parsley
  • 1/2 a lemon (juice)


  • Finely chop the shallot and parsley and crust the garlic. Set aside separately.
  • In a large pan, sweat the shallot and garlic in the olive oil and butter on a medium heat for around 3 minutes.
  • Cover the pasta in boiling water and bring back to the boil on a high heat. Turn down to low-medium heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Add the salmon to the pan and allow to break apart as it cooks. Cook on a medium heat for 7-8 minutes.
  • Add the cream and lemon juice and stir for around 3 minutes. Take off the heat, add the chopped parsley and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Drain the pasta and add into the pan. Stir to combine before serving.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories: 708kcal

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