Dillicious Smoked Salmon Pasta

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Author Notes: This recipe is quick comfort food dressed with fresh dill. I’m consistently armed and ready with a package of smoked salmon in the fridge specifically for this recipe alone. When I’ve got an extra hour or so, I make my own pasta – it’s so much lighter and softer, it puts store-bought pasta to shame, but there’s not always time for that sort of commitment. Either way, you’ll enjoy this dish.Oat&Sesame

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Serves 4

  • 1 shallot, finely diced
  • 3 large garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1.5 cups heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup fresh dill, chopped, more to taste (dried dill can be substituted - adjust amount to about 1 Tbs dried)
  • 1-1.5 cups grated parmesan 1 - 4oz package smoked wild sockeye salmon, cut into bite sized pieces salt and pepper to taste 1 lb pasta, fresh or dry
  • 1 4oz package smoked wild sockeye salmon, cut into bite sized pieces
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 pound pasta, fresh or dry
  1. Heat a pan over medium-high heat.
  2. Add olive oil. When the oil warms, add shallot and garlic and saute for 2-3 minutes until fragrant.
  3. Add cream. Bring to a low boil stirring occasionally. Sprinkle in parmesan, smoked salmon and season with salt and pepper. Lower the heat a bit and stir continuously until sauce begins to thicken, about 5-7 minutes.
  4. Stir in dill and adjust salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  6. Combine with sauce and sprinkle the top of each dish with additional dill and Parmesan, if desired.

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