Smoked Salmon Tagliatelle


A little smoked salmon will go a long way so go ahead and treat yourself

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  • Serves 2

  • Prep time 10 mins

  • Cooking time 15 mins

  • Total time 25 mins

  • Skill level Easy


  • 250g (9oz) tagliatelle
  • 100g (4oz) cream cheese
  • 100g (4oz) peas
  • 50g (2oz) smoked salmon trimmings
  • ½ lemon, juiced & zested
  • 2 tbsp chives, finely chopped


Many supermarkets do packs of smoked salmon trimmings. They are cheaper and are already sliced into little pieces which is perfect for pasta dishes.


  1. Bring a large pan of water to the boil and cook the tagliatelle for 10 minutes, adding the peas for the last 2 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile place the cream cheese in a medium saucepan and gently heat for 2 minutes. Add the salmon, lemon juice, half the chives and season well with black pepper.

  3. Drain the pasta reserving a little of the cooking liquid. Return the pasta to the pan and pour over the smoked salmon mixture. Add a little cooking liquid to make it saucy then serve scattered with the chives & lemon zest.