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A rich creamy sauce with salmon, dill and angel hair pasta with a little cayenne kick! This pasta is AMAZING! A quick and easy weeknight meal too! So Good! | ethnicspoon.com
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Creamy Salmon and Dill Angel Hair Pasta

A rich creamy sauce with salmon, dill and angel hair pasta with a little cayenne kick! You will love this pasta dish! A super simple weeknight meal too! 

Course Main dish
Cuisine Italian
Keyword cream sauce, pasta and white wine, poached salmon, scratch recipe, spicy recipe, wine pairing
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings: Change to adjust-> 6 servings
Calories 573 kcal


Poached Salmon Ingredients

Sauce Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 2 shallots minced
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • ¼ cup wine
  • 1 ¼ cup heavy cream
  • ¼ tsp cayenne
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh dill
  • 2 Tbsp curly parsley chopped
  • grated Parmesan cheese sprinkled on top


  1. To poach the salmon: Place water, peppercorns, lemon slices, and dill in a skillet and bring to a boil. Place salmon in the water. Cover and cook on medium for about 15 minutes.
  2. In a large pot bring 4-6 quarts of water to a boil with 1 tsp. of salt, and 1 Tbsp. olive oil.
  3. Cook the pasta according to the package instructions. Drain.
  4. While the water boils, melt butter in a skillet. Saute garlic, and shallots until translucent. Add wine and stir until most of the liquid evaporates.
  5. Stir in the cream, and allow it to simmer until it begins to thicken slightly.
  6. Sprinkle in the cayenne, and salt.
  7. Place pasta back in the pot, and pour the sauce over it. Mix well to coat evenly.
  8. Toss in the salmon. Mix in the dill and parsley.
  9. Serve with Parmesan cheese.
Nutrition Facts
Creamy Salmon and Dill Angel Hair Pasta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 573 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Fat 25g38%
Saturated Fat 13g81%
Cholesterol 104mg35%
Sodium 651mg28%
Potassium 573mg16%
Carbohydrates 62g21%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 22g44%
Vitamin A 985IU20%
Vitamin C 7.6mg9%
Calcium 73mg7%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.