These easy pasta and salmon recipes are perfect for busy weeknights when you want something delicious but don’t have the time or energy to spend hours in the kitchen.
From creamy casseroles to quick and easy one-pot meals, these recipes are sure to please even the pickiest of eaters.
So, if you’re looking for a way to make dinner tonight a breeze, look no further!
With these 20 easy recipes, you’ll be able to whip up a delicious dinner in no time.
1. Creamy Lemon and Fresh Tomato Salmon Pasta
Creamy, tart, and oh-so delicious – this dish is a real winner.
The combination of fresh tomatoes and lemon juice gives it a bright and zesty flavor that’s perfectly balanced by the creamy sauce.
The Italian seasoning, garlic, and mustard add just the right amount of depth, while the Parmesan cheese makes it extra indulgent.
Serve with some crusty bread for an unbeatable meal.
2. Garlic Butter Salmon Pasta
Garlicky, buttery, and full of flavor – this pasta is sure to please!
The salmon is seasoned and dredged in flour for a delicious crunch, then cooked in butter and garlic for maximum flavor.
The chicken broth and lemon juice add a subtle brightness that really rounds out the dish.
Don’t forget to top it off with some fresh parsley, red pepper flakes, and parmesan cheese – it’ll take your taste buds on a wild ride.
Serve over freshly cooked pasta for an unforgettable dinner!
3. Salmon Pasta in Cream Sauce
With this meal, you’ll be in dinner heaven!
The salmon is seared to perfection and the creamy sauce is out of this world.
The shallots and garlic add so much flavor to the dish, while the white wine provides a hint of sweetness.
And don’t forget about the lemon zest – it really takes this meal to the next level.
The dill adds a fragrant touch that ties all the flavors together.
Make sure you have some crusty bread to soak up every last bit of that delicious sauce!
4. Pan Seared Salmon with Creamy Lemon Pasta
Grab your skillet and get ready for a delicious dinner!
This pan-seared salmon with creamy lemon pasta is sure to please.
The spaghetti noodles combined with the salty flavor of the salmon and the zesty, citrusy notes from the lemon sauce make for a unique yet delicious meal.
The addition of shallot, garlic, butter, white wine, and heavy cream creates a rich and creamy texture that pairs perfectly with the fish.
Feel free to add any additional ingredients you like to make this dish your own.
5. Salmon Pesto Pasta
Pesto is like summer in a jar, so why not enjoy its creamy deliciousness with some fresh salmon and pasta?
This Salmon Pesto Pasta dish is so easy to make, and its flavors are truly irresistible.
The olive oil and butter give the salmon a nice sear while also adding richness to the sauce.
The pesto adds a delicious nutty flavor and herbaceous aroma, while the cream brings it all together.
The lemon juice gives this meal an extra zing, but feel free to leave it out or substitute your favorite spices or herbs.
Serve with some freshly grated parmesan cheese for an even tastier dinner!
6. Salmon Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomato Cream Sauce and Spinach
This is a delightful dish that’s surprisingly easy to make.
The salmon adds a savory, meaty flavor to the creamy sauce, while the sun-dried tomatoes add a slight sweetness.
The fresh spinach brings a hint of earthiness and all those flavors pair perfectly with the penne pasta.
Sprinkle some paprika and red pepper flakes on top for an extra kick!
7. Tuscan Salmon Fettuccini Alfredo
Just imagine a plate of creamy fettuccine, with slices of succulent salmon, fresh spinach, and sun-dried tomatoes.
This Tuscan Salmon Fettuccini Alfredo is simply delicious!
The garlic and shallots give it a wonderful depth of flavor that pairs perfectly with the rich cream sauce.
If you’re looking for a filling but easy meal to make, this is it!
I like to sprinkle in some Parmesan cheese and chopped parsley for added flavor, but feel free to use your favorite herbs and spices.
Serve it with a lemon wedge if you want an extra zing of citrus.
8. Creamy Salmon Pasta with Mixed Greens
Sometimes you just need an easy weeknight dinner that looks and tastes like it was made for a special occasion.
This creamy dish is exactly that!
The shallot, garlic, and butter give the sauce a great base of flavor while the white wine adds a nice acidity.
The salmon cooks perfectly in the sauce and pairs wonderfully with the mix of greens.
And don’t forget to finish off your dish with some freshly squeezed lemon juice for a pop of freshness.
With all these delicious ingredients combined together, this is one meal you won’t soon forget!
9. Cajun Salmon Pasta
Who can resist a creamy, savory Cajun Salmon Pasta?
The combination of salmon and pasta with garlic and onion is truly divine.
Not to mention that with just two tablespoons of butter, this dish is surprisingly light!
The Cajun seasoning adds a subtle yet flavorful kick that pairs beautifully with the Parmesan cheese.
For an added veggie boost, try adding in some spinach – it’s delicious!
Feel free to adjust the seasoning to your liking for an even bigger flavor burst.
10. Creamy Tuscan Salmon Shrimp Pasta
Your family will love this one!
The salmon and shrimp add a delicious flavor and texture to the dish, while the onion, garlic, spinach, and sundried tomatoes provide a delightful medley of flavors.
The cream and Parmesan cheese lend a wonderful richness that will leave you wanting more.
Make sure to add a squeeze of lemon juice to finish it off – it’ll give it the perfect zing!
Serve it over your favorite type of pasta for an easy, delicious meal.
11. Creamy Salmon and Asparagus Pasta
Just because it’s quick and easy doesn’t mean it can’t be delicious!
This creamy salmon and asparagus pasta is the perfect meal for busy weeknights.
The salmon adds a delicate flavor, while the asparagus brings a crunchy texture.
The combination of Italian seasoning, parmesan cheese, garlic, and lemon gives this dish such a unique flavor that will keep your tastebuds guessing.
Plus, the heavy cream ties everything together for an irresistibly creamy sauce.
12. Jamaican Honey Jerk Salmon Rasta Pasta
Uniquely flavorful and creamy, this Jamaican recipe is sure to be a hit!
The jerk seasoning, honey, oregano, and coconut milk give it an irresistible Caribbean flavor while the salmon adds an extra level of savoriness.
The combination of bell peppers, onions, garlic, and spices gives it so much texture and aroma.
If you’re looking for something delicious and different to make for dinner, look no further!
Feel free to adjust the seasonings to your preference.
13. Smoked Salmon Carbonara
I’m sure you’re going to love this smoked salmon carbonara!
It’s creamy, cheesy, and just the right amount of smoky.
The combination of parmesan and double cream gives it a richness that’s sure to satisfy any craving.
The smoked salmon trimmings add an extra layer of flavor that really elevates the dish.
Plus, it’s so quick and easy to make – you’ll be enjoying this tasty dinner in no time!
14. Smoked Salmon Spaghetti
Sure, pasta night gets a bad rap for being too boring.
But this smoked salmon spaghetti will be anything but!
The smoked salmon adds a salty, smoky flavor that goes so well with the cream and capers.
And the spinach gives it a touch of freshness.
Don’t forget to save some of the pasta water when cooking – it helps to create a smooth, creamy sauce.
Top with parmesan, dill, and cracked pepper for an extra punch of flavor.
15. Creamy Salmon Tagliatelle
When you combine the creamy, salty salmon with the rich tomato sauce and the bright lemon zest, it’s an absolute taste sensation!
The tagliatelle pasta provides just the right amount of texture, while the butter and white wine bring depth to the sauce.
Don’t forget to season with salt and pepper to your preference – it really brings out all those flavors.
And if you’re feeling fancy, top it off with some grated parmesan cheese.
16. Creamy Whisky Pasta with Smoked Salmon
Don’t knock it ’til you’ve tried it!
This dish is the perfect combination of rich creaminess and smoky, salty salmon.
The butter and whisky make a deliciously creamy sauce that pairs perfectly with the red onion and shredded smoked salmon.
Don’t forget the whole grain mustard for an extra kick of flavor
Serve it up with some fresh parsley for a pop of color, and you have a decadent meal that will be sure to impress!
17. Lemon Dill Salmon Pasta
Lemon and dill go together like peanut butter and jelly, and this salmon pasta dish is no exception.
The combination of flavors is truly amazing!
The salmon is lightly dusted with flour before being cooked in olive oil and butter, making it deliciously crispy on the outside.
A dash of chicken broth or white wine adds an extra layer of flavor, and the cream mixed with lemon juice and fresh dill brings everything together perfectly.
Top it off with some parmesan cheese for a little extra zing, and you’ve got yourself a delicious meal!
Serve over your favorite pasta for a quick and easy dinner that’s sure to impress.
18. Creamy Lemon White Wine Pasta with Blackened Salmon
This recipe requires a bit more work, but it’s definitely worth the effort!
The blackened salmon adds a smoky flavor that pairs perfectly with the creamy lemon white wine sauce.
And don’t forget to add the fresh parsley at the end – it adds a lovely brightness to the dish.
Serve it with some extra lemon wedges on the side and you’ve got yourself a delicious dinner.
19. Pesto salmon pasta bake
Truly delicious, this pasta bake is a flavorful and comforting dish.
The combination of tomatoes, salmon, broccoli, and pesto creates an amazing medley of flavors.
The creamy mascarpone brings it all together and gives it a decadent richness that’s truly unbeatable.
And the crunchy topping of breadcrumbs and parmesan adds an extra layer of texture.
20. Pan-Fried Salmon with Creamy Lemon Orzo
Something magical happens when you combine succulent salmon, creamy orzo, and tangy lemon.
This pan-fried salmon with creamy lemon orzo is the perfect dish for a special occasion – or any night of the week!
The spice rub on the salmon gives it an amazing flavor, while the orzo provides just the right amount of comfort food.
Top it off with a sprinkle of fresh parsley and a squeeze of lemon juice and you’ve got yourself a tasty meal that’s sure to impress.
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20 Easy Pasta and Salmon Recipe Collection
- Creamy Lemon and Fresh Tomato Salmon Pasta
- Garlic Butter Salmon Pasta
- Salmon Pasta in Cream Sauce
- Pan Seared Salmon with Creamy Lemon Pasta
- Salmon Pesto Pasta
- Salmon Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomato Cream Sauce and Spinach
- Tuscan Salmon Fettuccini Alfredo
- Creamy Salmon Pasta with Mixed Greens
- Cajun Salmon Pasta
- Creamy Tuscan Salmon Shrimp Pasta
- Creamy Salmon and Asparagus Pasta
- Jamaican Honey Jerk Salmon Rasta Pasta
- Smoked Salmon Carbonara
- Smoked Salmon Spaghetti
- Creamy Salmon Tagliatelle
- Creamy Whisky Pasta with Smoked Salmon
- Lemon Dill Salmon Pasta
- Creamy Lemon White Wine Pasta with Blackened Salmon
- Pesto salmon pasta bake
- Pan-Fried Salmon with Creamy Lemon Orzo
- Pick your favorite recipe from this collection to serve for dinner tonight.
- Prepare all of the required ingredients.
- Cook your meal in 30 minutes or less!
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