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Creamy Salmon Linguine Recipe

Creamy Salmon Linguine Recipe

Extra Pesto Grilled Salmon gives this creamy pasta toss a luxurious taste and texture. We love it as is, but you could easily sub in any veggies you have on hand for the broccoli. —Jacob Kitzman, Seattle, Washington
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:5 servings


  • 8 ounces uncooked linguine
  • 1 bunch broccoli, cut into florets
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 pound fully cooked salmon, flaked
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh basil or 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 2 tablespoons capers, drained
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel


  • 1. Cook linguine according to package directions, adding broccoli during the last 5 minutes of cooking.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat butter over medium heat. Add garlic; cook and stir 1 minute. Stir in cream and lemon juice. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 2-3 minutes or until slightly thickened, stirring constantly.
  • 3. Add salmon, salt and pepper; heat through. Drain linguine and broccoli; add to skillet. Stir in cheese, basil, capers and lemon peel. Yield: 5 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/3 cups: 802 calories, 55g fat (30g saturated fat), 207mg cholesterol, 649mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 6g fiber), 36g protein.

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Reviewed Dec. 5, 2017

"Creamy Salmon Linguine is fantastic. After using hundreds of recipes from the internet this is one of the best "hands down". I only used 1/2 the cream with half and half for the other half, but otherwise this recipe is amazing. This will be one of the recipes used for company - its easy and they will think you are genius.,"

Reviewed Jun. 23, 2017

"I used all the ingredients but not necessarily in the order the suggest and a little more garlic. I also added a 1/2 cup of wine and mushrooms. . It was so amazingly delicious.!"

Reviewed Mar. 22, 2015

"I used 3 garlic cloves & a bit more lemon juice. Also a dash of cayenne pepper when cooking the salmon.

Definitely a simple and delicious dish that I will make again soon."

Reviewed Jul. 17, 2014

"I made Creamy Salmon Linguine for dinner last night, but with a couple of substitutions. Instead of the broccoli I used about a cup and a half of frozen peas....I added them to the cream sauce prior to adding the salmon flakes. I also used 4 cloves of garlic and added about 1 1/2 tsps. of Dill.....delicious!!!!"

Reviewed Mar. 17, 2013

"Wonderful flavor! I would make this for company."

Reviewed Sep. 6, 2012

"I thought it was really good, I would definately add more garlic too."

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