Pasta with Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese Sauce
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Serves: 4 servings
  • 1 lb penne rigatoni
  • 1 cup cream cheese, softened
  • 1bunch of fresh dill, chopped
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • ¼ cup drained capers
  • 8 oz smoked salmon, cut into strips
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  1. Cook the pasta according to package label. Drain and reserve ¼ cup of the starchy cooking water.
  2. Put the pasta back into the pot along with the reserved water. While the pasta is still hot, add the cream cheese, dill, green onions, lemon zest and juice, mustard and capers. Stir with a wooden spoon until the cheese melts.
  3. Gently stir in the smoked salmon. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Serve and enjoy!
Recipe source: The Best of Chef at Home
Recipe by Salu Salo Recipes at