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Super creamy smoked salmon spaghetti


Hello guys, I hope you are all well!

Today's recipe is a super quick pasta that will immediately float the boat of salmon lovers because it is made with a luscious sauce of double cream and smoked salmon.

It is another of my last minute save dinner meal, as it is ready in only 12 minutes! It is super tasty and incredibly easy to make, so no "I can't cook" excuses for this. If I can do it, everybody can, I swear.

All you need is a hand blender, nothing fancy, it will be more than enough.

Good news for those who don't like spicy food: this recipe can be done in a more delicate version as it is delicious even skipping the chilli flakes.


Ingredients

  • Spaghetti

  • Double cream

  • Half shallot

  • Smoked salmon slices

  • Chilli flakes

  • Paprika and some parsley leaves to serve

  • Salt

  • Extra virgin olive oil

Disclaimer: most of the ingredients needed for this recipe comes from Tesco, but this post is not sponsored. It is just the nearest supermarket in my area.


First of all, bring 1.7l of water to boil and then add some salt and the spaghetti. This recipe is so fast that you can literally do everything while the pasta is cooking.



Cut the smoked salmon into thin slices with a knife.



Remove the skin from the shallot and cut it into thin cubes and fry it in a pan with some olive oil and chilli flakes to release its nice aroma.



Now put the salmon, the shallot in a mixing bowl and add the double cream. Blend it until you'll obtain a velvety cream.


Drain the spaghetti when they are almost fully cooked and keep a cup of pasta water aside just in case.


Add them in the pan with the sauce and stir well, allowing the pasta to finish to cook in the salmon cream, which will only take a minute. If the sauce is too dry, you can easily make up for it pouring a bit of pasta water left aside.


There you go, fabulous salmon spaghetti ready for you!

For and extra touch, add a parley leave and sprinkle with paprika.


Enjoy!

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