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Creamy Pasta With Salmon and Asparagus

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  • 1 pound bow tie pasta (dried, or farfalle)
  • 2 cups asparagus spears (chopped, cut into 1-inch pieces)
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 2 Meyer lemons (use 2-3 regular lemons if you can't find Meyer lemons)
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese (freshly)
  • 1/8 cup fresh dill (chopped, plus more for garnish)
  • 2 cups salmon (flaked, cooked)
  • kosher salt
  • freshly ground pepper
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    Calories570Calories from Fat310
    Total Fat34g52%
    Saturated Fat20g100%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat310
    Total Carbohydrate57g19%
    Dietary Fiber5g20%
    Vitamin A30%
    Vitamin C45%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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    Yolanda P. a month ago
    It was delicious! My husband, 11 year old daughter and 14 year old went back for 2nds and 3rds. I used mini bowtie pasta and only about 3/4 of the box.
    Trevor 6 months ago
    Tasty with peas instead!
    Wanda Crandell 6 months ago
    My husband loved it!!!!! It will definitely be on my super easy favorites list
    Soooo good. I used broccoli instead of asparagus.
    Kaitie 9 months ago
    This is so yummy!! Was looking for a hearty Sunday evening dish and this was perfect!
    Jean-Marc Demers a year ago
    Great taste, couldn’t achieve preferred consistency but still loved it
    Blatt a year ago
    So good! I would use less cream next time but other than that great!
    Maddy a year ago
    used white cheddar instead of parmesan, still came out great!!
    Kathrynn Zuniga 2 years ago
    I personally didn’t really like it. Maybe it’s due to the fact that I don’t like salmon too much haha. My dad on the other hand absolutely loved it! So if you’re a fan of salmon, you’ll love it.
    Karina T. Nilsen 2 years ago
    So yummy! Will definitely make again 🥰
    Excellent no i made exactly as is
    Jeff Simonton 3 years ago
    Great! Added a few extra seasonings and some lemon juice, and substituted the salmon for Shrimp and it worked great.
    Urdiales 3 years ago
    Great recipe! Turned out very good. A bit weak in flavor so I added some lemon juice. Would make again.
    Ang 3 years ago
    Pretty good! Needed extra spices. Used a lemon dill mix from Epicure to give it more flavour.
    Matt 3 years ago
    Delicious. Substituted tarragon for the dill and used half and half instead of heavy cream. The grated parm thickens the sauce plenty.
    Julie Springett 4 years ago
    Love this recipe but as is my usual, a recipe to me is merely a starting point! I’m a thrifty shopper so found half price smoked salmon offcuts on the deli so used 400g of this for a fraction of the cost! I also added half cup dry white wine and plenty of black pepper. A 5* new family favourite.
    Tiffany K. 5 years ago
    This turned out better than I expected it to. First, it's a LOT OF WORK to build a cream sauce from scratch and as I was multitasking I might be to blame for some of my lack of success. I did use half and half because I had it, but didn't have heavy cream, so the fat content wasn't correct. However, by trying to do other things at the same time I couldn't stir constantly (which should be in the instructions) and the cream "broke". I ended up with a grainy cottage-cheese like sauce instead of a creamy alfredo style topping. Other than that, it turned out fine and the lemon (I had to use regular ones as the store was out of Meyers) really added a wonderful brightness. I found that the sauce was only enough to coat about 1/2 lb of pasta, not the full pound in the recipe and it certainly won't fit in the 12" pan! The salmon, dill and asparagus combo is always a winner and when combined with the creamy parmesan and lemon it was a wonderful dish.