Smoked Salmon Pasta

Smoked salmon pasta sounds honestly fancy, but the truth is, it is the easiest and fastest pasta we’ve got ever made. It comes together in just below half-hour making it the right dish to whip up on a weeknight, however nevertheless excellent sufficient to electrify your guests. If you are not always a fan of smoked salmon our Garlic Butter Salmon would be just as amazing in this pasta!

Smoked Salmon Pasta
Smoked Salmon Pasta


1 lb. spaghetti

1/2 red onion, chopped

2 cloves garlic, minced

1/4 c. white wine

3/4 c. heavy cream

Juice of 1/2 lemon

Kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper

1/2 lb. smoked salmon, cut into bite-size pieces

1/4 c. capers, drained

2 tbsp.freshly chopped dill, plus more for garnish


  1. In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook pasta according to package directions until al dente. Drain, reserving ½ cup pasta water, and return to pot.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, heat oil. Add onion and cook until soft, 5 minutes, then add garlic and cook until fragrant, 1 minute more. Add wine and cook until almost completely reduced 5 minutes. Add heavy cream and lemon juice and cook until thickened, another 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. 
  3. Add salmon, capers, and dill and cook until salmon is warmed through, 2 minutes, then toss sauce and pasta together. Add ¼ cup pasta water if the sauce is too thick. Garnish with more dill to serve.
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