This tasty dish features smoked salmon, pasta, and a lemon cream sauce made with reduced-fat sour cream. It's ready in 25 minutes, making it a great choice for weeknight dinners.Make the most of this protein-packed dish and cut out the saturated fat by using fat-free sour cream. Peas, although vegetables, are considered a starch. Toss in other veggies like broccoli for fiber and vitamin C. Smoked salmon is high in sodium, so cut out the extra sodium and opt out of adding the optional salt.



Credit: Leigh Beisch

Recipe Summary

15 mins
25 mins
40 mins
4 servings (serving size: 2 cups)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Cook pasta. Drain in a colander over a bowl, reserving 1/4 cup cooking liquid.

  • Heat oil in medium saucepan over medium-low heat. Add shallots; cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Add wine; simmer 8 minutes or until reduced to about 1/2 cup. Add sour cream, stirring with whisk until smooth. Remove from heat; stir in peas and salmon.

  • Combine pasta and reserved cooking liquid with cream sauce. Stir in juice and tarragon. Let stand 3 minutes for pasta to absorb sauce. Season with salt and pepper, if desired. Serve warm.

  • Note: Nutritional analysis includes Sugars 7g.

Nutrition Facts

534 calories; fat 10g; saturated fat 3g; mono fat 3g; poly fat 1g; protein 21g; carbohydrates 80g; fiber 6g; cholesterol 22mg; iron 5mg; sodium 994mg; calcium 100mg.