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Traditional Salmon Pasta

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Traditional Salmon Pasta

30 minutes total

Are you a fan of pasta and seafood dishes? This salmon pasta recipe is a perfect combination of both! With just a few simple ingredients and easy-to-follow steps, you can create a mouth-watering meal that's sure to impress. Plus, with the option to substitute different herbs and spices, this recipe can be tailored to your taste preferences.



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Serves 4

320 g (11,3 oz) Barilla® Penne rigate
200g salmon (fresh or smoked)
40g butter
½ glass whisky / brandy
½ lemon lemon juice
50ml cream
to taste chives
to taste Salt and pepper


Individuals with allergies or specific dietary concerns should verify that the ingredients they utilize for the recipes comply with their restrictions.


Step 1

Here are four easy steps for the perfect classic salmon pasta:

Step 2

Melt the butter in a pan, then add the salmon pieces (after delicately removing the skin) and mix together. Sprinkle the mixture with lemon juice, let it evaporate, then add the cream, whisky, salt, and pepper. Cook for five minutes.

  • butter
  • salmon
  • lemon
  • cream
  • whisky
  • salt
  • pepper

Step 3

While the salmon mixture is cooking, bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the pasta and cook according to the package directions.

  • penne rigate

Step 4

Drain the pasta when it's "al dente," then pour it into the pan with the salmon mixture. Whisk for about one minute over low heat.

Step 5

Transfer the pasta onto a dish and top it with chives or your preferred herb, such as dill, wild fennel, or pink pepper.

  • chives
  • dill

Passive cooking

Did you know you can now cook your pasta cutting emission by up to 80%? Try using Passive Cooking, and innovative method that involves using residual heat from just-boiled water to cook pasta, eliminating the need for constant boiling and monitoring. The result is a more sustainable, energy-efficient, and time-saving way to cook pasta.


You can replace chives by dill, wild fennel or pink pepper

Spaghetti No. 5

Since 1877 Barilla produces semolina pasta with the utmost attention to quality. Indeed, today as then, Barilla selects the best hard grains and carefully monitors all the stages of processing. Because it is only thanks to this care that a pasta is created with the ideal consistency, which best holds the baking and guarantees excellent results in all kinds of preparation.

  • Shape Sèaghetti
  • Cook time 9 mins
  • Pack size 500g