Penne in cream sauce with smoked salmon & chives Recipe

by Kimi
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The delicate flavor of the sauce mingles well with the salty, earthy flavor of the smoked salmon. My daughter loved it, she dedscribed the flavor as light and yummy.

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Servings: 4


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  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 12 ounces penne rigate or other short pasta
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons unsalted butter
  • 3 tablespoons minced shallot
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 4 ounces thinly sliced smoked salmon, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives


  1. In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta according to package instructions. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, melt butter over medium. Add shallot; season with salt and pepper. Cook until soft, about 5 minutes. Add wine and cook until evaporated, about 5 minutes. Add cream; bring to a boil. Reserve 1/2 cup pasta water; drain pasta and return to pot. Add cream mixture to pasta pot, along with lemon juice, smoked salmon, and chives. If necessary, adjust consistency with reserved pasta water and season with salt and pepper.
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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 85g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 193  
Calories from Fat 145 75%
Total Fat 16.35g 20%
Saturated Fat 8.69g 35%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 61mg 20%
Sodium 30mg 1%
Potassium 172mg 5%
Total Carbs 2.63g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0.1g 0%
Sugars 0.24g 0%
Protein 6.65g 11%


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