22 April 2010

Smoked salmon pasta

Serves 2

3 cups pasta, I mixed two kinds
4 oz. smoked salmon, cut into bite size pieces
1/4 cup pine nuts
2 tbsp olive oil
1/4 - 1/2 red onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, diced
1/3 cup dry white wine
1/4 cup cream
1 tbsp lemon juice
Fresh ground black pepper
  1. Throw the pasta into a pot of salted, boiling water until cooked al dente. Reserve a cup of the pasta water.
  2. Meanwhile, dry roast pine nuts in a skillet until light brown. Set aside.
  3. Heat olive oil in the skillet (large enough to hold the pasta later). Add onions and garlic with salt and cook until onions are soft and translucent.
  4. Add wine and lemon juice and let cook until sauce boils down by half. Add cream and boil for an additional minute.
  5. Toss in the cooked pasta, smoked pasta and pine nuts. Add a couple of tbsps of the pasta water if the sauce is too dry.
  6. Garnish with capers or parsley.

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