Salmon is famous for its beneficial omega-3 fats, but it also offers an amazing percentage of daily needed vitamins D and B12.

A light white sauce and some pepper on casarecce would be its ideal match for a guaranteed pleasure for refined palates…

Laziness Factor: 1

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Ingredients for 4 servings:

– 500g casarecce

– 150g smoked salmon

– 250g cream (preferably low fat)

– 1 chopped onion

– 2 garlic cloves

– some dill

– salt, pepper, olive oil.

 

1.

Put the casarecce in salted boiling water for the indicated cooking time.

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2.

Add two finely chopped or crushed garlic cloves into a pan with hot olive oil.

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3.

Add the onion, too.

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4.

When the onion and garlic have turned more transparent, add the cream and turn the heat down, so the cream doesn’t boil immediately.

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5.

Slice the salmon in large or smaller slices.

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6.

After the cream has boiled for just a couple of minutes, add the salmon and stir.

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7.

Some dill -fresh or our lazy, frozen one…- will be the fine touch.

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8.

Add the dill just a minute before you drain the pasta.13-084

 

9.

Drain and add the casarecce into the sauce.
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10.

Carefully mix the pasta and the sauce.15-086

 

11.

If you like freshly ground pepper, add some after serving.

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Alternative pasta scenario:

If you’re not particularly fond of salmon, try this recipe with a can of tuna instead. It might not be equally impressive in the end, but you will have eaten some fish for the day after all…

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