Salmon and Lemon Pasta Recipe

Try mixing smoked salmon, tangy lemon, and creamy yogurt into pasta.

Tangy yogurt and lemon help lift rich, salty smoked salmon in this yummy pasta that’s a little bit zesty and a whole lot delicious.

Salmon and Lemon Pasta Recipe

Len Santos-Ding of Feed 5000
Try mixing smoked salmon, tangy lemon, and creamy yogurt into pasta.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine Others
Servings 4 to 5


Salmon and Lemon Pasta Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon sea salt
  • 400 Grams linguine
  • 3 tablespoons Butter
  • 3 cloves Garlic minced
  • juice and zest from 1 lemon
  • 2 grams (about 2 heaping cups) Greek yogurt
  • 150 Grams smoked salmon cut into thin bite-sized pieces
  • ground black pepper or sliced bird’s eye chilies (siling labuyo), to taste
  • fresh dill for garnish
  • 6 tablespoons parmesan grated


  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil over high heat. Add salt. Cook pasta according to package directions or until al dente.
  • Meanwhile, heat butter in a pan over medium-high heat. Sauté garlic until golden brown. Add lemon juice and zest. Remove from heat. Whisk in Greek yogurt and salmon. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Drain pasta and reserve ½ cup pasta cooking water. Toss noodles with yogurt sauce. Add reserved pasta water if pasta is too thick or dry. Garnish with dill or tarragon. Sprinkle cheese on top. Serve immediately.
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