Creamy pasta with salmon, bacon and sun-dried tomatoes. Impressive, yet a quick and easy dinner made in 25 minutes. Pan-seared flaky salmon combined with penne and salty bacon in a flavorful creamy tomato sauce. The result is an effortlessly show stopping dinner that bursts with flavor in every bite. Top with crunchy breadcrumbs, add a simple green salad and enjoy. It’s just the fancy-feeling, delicious pasta dinner you might need.
This is an easy, super flavorful and flexible recipe. It’s comfort food that everyone will love, a great way to show off what a smart chef you are. Steaming pasta and creamy tomato sauce form an incredibly smooth luxurious dish.
The crispy salmon and salty bacon add flavor extravagance that’s balanced by Parmesan, garlic and red pepper flakes. Perfect on a weeknight and fancy enough to serve on a dinner party.
This salmon pasta is also great for using up any leftover cooked salmon you might have. Serve with a fresh side salad drizzled with Parmesan dressing.
Let me guide you through the recipe with this step-by-step VIDEO.
- use any type of pasta. Short pasta, such as penne, shells or ziti will work great. Long noodles, such as spaghetti or fettuccine, will work equally well
- this recipe will work great with either salmon, trout or tuna
- you can add baby kale, arugula or spinach
- serve with a simple green salad tossed with a Parmesan dressing
- instead of breadcrumbs, serve with garlic bread or baguette
- I don’t recommend freezing this pasta
More salmon, please!
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Calories Per Serving: 821 kcal *kcal per serving – Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.
Creamy Salmon Pasta with Bacon
Lastly, add salmon back to the pan. Toss to combine. Taste the pasta and season with more salt if needed.
Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.
Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 821Total Fat: 139gSaturated Fat: 67gTrans Fat: 3gUnsaturated Fat: 62gCholesterol: 376mgSodium: 1233mgCarbohydrates: 87gFiber: 11gSugar: 31gProtein: 55g
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Calories Per Serving: 821 kcal
*kcal per serving – Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.
Delicious! An extravagant weeknight meal. I didn’t have the guts to not dump out the bacon grease and butter mixture though and served smaller portions to avoid going into a food coma.
Fantastic! Love hearing this, glad you enjoyed it!
I’m going to try this very soon. I’ve been combing through “salmon and bacon” recipes and this one stands out. I love everything in it. Thanks so much for sharing! I’m intrigued and have to try it.
Fantastic! Hope you love it!
So delicious. Making again for a dinner party tomorrow!!
Amazing, love hearing that! Thank you so much for giving this recipe a try!