Hot-smoked salmon with creamy pasta & pine nuts

Hot-smoked salmon with creamy pasta & pine nuts

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(32 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 10 mins

Easy

Serves 6
Add a few special ingredients to this simple pasta sauce and you have an impressive meal for friends in just 15 minutes

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily doubled / halved

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal702
  • fat30g
  • saturates10g
  • carbs78g
  • sugars4g
  • fibre3g
  • protein33g
  • salt2g
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Ingredients

  • 600g trofie pasta
    Pasta

    Pasta

    pah-stah

    Pasta is the Italian name for Italy's version of a basic foodstuff which is made in many…

  • 100ml white wine
  • 142ml pot double cream
  • 2 tbsp grated Parmesan
    Parmesan

    Parmesan

    parm-ee-zan

    Parmesan is a straw-coloured hard cheese with a natural yellow rind and rich, fruity flavour. It…

  • 450g hot-smoked salmon, skin removed and flaked into chunks
  • 85g toasted pine nut

Method

  1. Cook the pasta in boiling salted water according to pack instructions. Meanwhile, bring the wine to the boil in a large frying pan, then simmer for 1 min. Reduce the heat, stir in the cream and season well.

  2. When the pasta is cooked, drain briefly and tip into the frying pan with the sauce. Add the Parmesan and flaked salmon pieces, and mix gently together. Pile into bowls, sprinkle with pine nuts and serve with the watercress salad (recipe below) alongside.

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Dormouse7
16th Nov, 2015
What pasta to use? No trofie in my local Tesco.
maxpenfold
12th Nov, 2015
Like a lot of folks I used crime fresh, I accidentally left out the parmesan but had added zest of a lemon. The dish turned out to be excellent.
pocketfrog
14th Apr, 2014
Like many others I substituted the cream with creme fraiche but mostly stuck to recommended measurements...turned out beautifully.
sheena270373
31st Aug, 2013
1.05
Very nice dish, I used crème fraiche as a healthy option and also added a chopped chilli, sweetcorn and peas. I didn't stick to the measurement though as I like a little more sauce. Will try adding a little of the pasta water next time to loosen it up. On the whole its a nice, easy and quick dish that was enjoyed by all.
caroca
21st May, 2013
5.05
Very tasty and easy recipe. I used apple juice as a cheaper wine substitute, and creme fraiche as a cheaper healthier option. I also added some spinach as I thought this would go well. I was a bit unsure about the apple juice, but it went very well! It was also a success with my boyfriend. I will be making this again :)
cscollins
3rd May, 2013
5.05
This was absolutely beautiful. I made for 4 people, kept to the sauce measurements and used less salmon and added some raw king prawns once the creme fraiche (instead of cream) mixed into the wine. Once the prawns were pink I added the pasta - fusilli - with the salmon as per the recipe. The watercress & cucumber salad with the citrus poppy seed dressing went perfectly and we think this is a very good recipe for entertaining. 10/10.
mrflynn
16th Nov, 2012
Not discusting but not nice either, use a quality wine as i used a tesco branded wine, i think this may have had something to do with the rancid after taste
lisatb
22nd Oct, 2012
Lovely quick dish. I added fresh baby spinach to add some greens to the meal.
helers
22nd Aug, 2012
3.05
This tasted good but I agree with those who said it was a bit gloupy. I would make it again but I don't think I would serve it to guests.
kennedyd1
11th Aug, 2012
5.05
Really liked this dish, although I did add a little passata to the sauce.It was yummy and i would make again....but probably not often due to cal content...maybe try it with creme fraiche the next time!

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