Rating: 4 stars
240 Ratings
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  • 3 star values: 21
  • 2 star values: 10
  • 1 star values: 8

This is a lighter version of pasta carbonara. For people who want the flavor but not the bacon, smoked salmon is the perfect substitute!



Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.

  • Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Saute onion in butter until tender.

  • Stir flour and garlic powder into the butter and onions. Gradually stir in milk. Heat to just below boiling point, and then gradually stir in cheese until the sauce is smooth. Stir in peas and mushrooms., and cook over low heat for 4 minutes.

  • Toss in smoked salmon, and cook for 2 more minutes. Serve over pasta.

Nutrition Facts

398 calories; protein 20g; carbohydrates 49.9g; fat 13.7g; cholesterol 40mg; sodium 520.1mg. Full Nutrition