Salmon pasta bows with a light creme fraiche sauce and fresh vegetables
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Salmon pasta bows

Our creamy salmon pasta is the perfect quick and healthy weeknight meal. It all comes together in about 10 minutes, and both kids and adults will appreciate the creamy texture and zingy lemon flavour.
Keyword creamy salmon pasta, salmon carbonara, salmon pasta
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes


  • 180 grams pasta bows or shells dried
  • 80 grams peas defrosted
  • 40 grams spinach chopped
  • 1 fillet salmon (about 175 grams)
  • 2 tbsp chives finely chopped
  • 4 tbsp parmesan cheese grated
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 tbsp crème fraîche
  • 2 tsp lemon zest


  • Boil the pasta bows and peas for 10 minutes in a large saucepan.
  • Steam the salmon fillet. We put a steamer above the boiling pasta but you can cook it however is easiest for you.
  • After 10 minutes remove the salmon, check it’s cooked through, and drain the pasta and peas. Put them all to one side.
  • In a large saute pan heat the olive oil and saute spinach over medium heat.
  • Add the crème fraîche to the spinach and heat for a minute.
  • Stir in the cooked salmon, peas, Parmesan cheese, chopped chives and lemon zest.
  • Add the pasta bows, heat until everything is warm and creamy. Serve in deep plates or bowls.