Smoked Salmon Pasta

posted by Leslie in AK 07-10-98 6:36 PM

Smoked Salmon Pasta

1 tbsp. garlic, minced
1/4 cup butter or margarine
2 cups each half-and-half and whipping cream
4 oz. julienne Alaska Lox or Nova smoked salmon*
1/2 cup peeled, seeded and chopped tomatoes
1 tbsp. chives
salt and ground white pepper to taste
8 oz. linguine or fettucine**
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 tbsp. minced parsley

Saute garlic in butter about 5 minutes or until softened. Add half-and-half and whipping cream; heat to simmer and cook, uncovered, about 45 minutes or until thickened and reduced to 2-1/2 cups liquid. Add smoked salmon, tomatoes and chives; heat thoroughly over low heat about 2 minutes.

Season with salt and pepper. Cook linguine in boiling water about 10 or until barely tender; drain. Fold hot pasta into cream sauce; place on serving platter and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and parsley.

Makes 4 servings.

*Four ounces kippered smoked salmon, coarsely chopped or flaked, can be substituted.

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