Creamy Salmon Pasta

Creamy salmon pasta

  • serves 2
  • Easy

You can't go wrong with salmon, pasta and a great big dollop of crème fraîche. Make our high protein, low salt midweek dinner in a matter of 20 minutes


Try our salmon pasta recipe then check out our salmon salad, salmon parcels and more salmon recipes.



  • salmon 2 fillets
  • rigatoni or penne 160g
  • parmesan 25g, finely grated
  • low-fat crème fraîche 4 tbsp
  • lemon 1, zested and ½ juiced
  • black peppercorns ground to make ½ tsp
  • flat-leaf parsley a small bunch, finely chopped


  • Step 1

    Heat the oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Put the salmon fillets skin-side down on a baking-paper-lined tray, season well and put into the oven for 12-15 minutes or until cooked through.

  • Step 2

    Meanwhile, cook the pasta following pack instructions until al dente, then drain, reserving some of the pasta water.

  • Step 3

    In a small bowl, mix together the parmesan, crème fraîche, lemon zest and juice, black pepper, three-quarters of the parsley and some seasoning.

  • Step 4

    Tip the pasta back into the pan with the sauce from the bowl and toss to combine, adding a splash of pasta water to create a sauce.

  • Step 5

    Divide between two bowls, flake over the salmon and top with the remaining parsley.

Craving salmon? Check out our salmon ideas

Scandi-Style Salmon Recipe with Potato Salad

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 727
  • Fat 31.8g
  • Saturates 12g
  • Carbs 60.9g
  • Sugars 4.1g
  • Fibre 5.6g
  • Protein 46.7g
  • Salt 0.4g