6 servings (serving size: 1 1/3 cups)

"This is a recipe I created for my husband and me. It's great for a quick work-night meal with a salad of spinach, thinly sliced sweet onion, and pine nuts." -Karlette Warner, Palo Alto, CA

How to Make It

Step 1

Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain. Keep warm.

Step 2

Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion; sauté 4 minutes or until tender. Add broth and cheese; cook 4 minutes or until cheese melts, stirring frequently. Add tomato, peas, and salmon; cook 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Stir in dill, salt, and pepper.

Step 3

Combine pasta and salmon mixture in a large bowl; toss gently.

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Ratings & Reviews

GrandmaKY's Review

February 17, 2015

dianejw's Review

March 17, 2013
This was great. Next time though I plan to increase the tomatoes, and probably the broth.

KarenWard's Review

March 13, 2013
I gave it 3 stars as it is a good, solid recipe. I used costco's honey smoked salmon that we had leftover and added 2 cloves of crushed garlic to the onions near the end os the 4 minutes, I also used probably 5 - 6 oz of cream cheese and used Italian spices because I didn't,t have dill. It was pretty tasty and easy to put together. Give it a try.

dkenned's Review

February 22, 2013

veryslowcook's Review

February 05, 2012
I always expect this dish to turn out better than it does. It's decent but doesn't turn out like the special pasta it looks like it could be. I do like the way the cream cheese sauce comes out, but the smoked salmon doesn't shine the way I wish it would. Mushrooms might be nice & increase the veggie content. I can't find pappardelle, so I use linguine or fettuccine.

cincyGirl1980's Review

January 06, 2010
This was a great quick weeknight meal. I was a little skeptical about how it would turn out, but the texture was smooth and the flavor smoky. I also couldn't find pappardelle, but subbed in shells and it worked fine. I will say that my package of peas was 12 oz and I used all of it. This was way too many peas. I will probably use half as many and up the tomatoes. Along with other reviewers I used more salt and also more dill

ChristineDC's Review

January 02, 2010
Followed the recipe pretty much verbatim and it was wonderful--a keeper for my family. Served it with a loaf of crusty bread and a salad of romaine, pear, toasted walnuts, and blue cheese. The tested recipe icon means a lot to me when choosing a recipe from an unknown reader. I will look for this in the future.

cpalma's Review

September 14, 2009
Made a few alterations based on what was in our house - brocolli for peas and thyme for dill. Also added some garlic powder at the end for a little more zip. It was really good. Easy to make and quick. I will definitely make again.

Oberhausen's Review

June 09, 2009
Really good! I decided to substitute crumbled goat cheese for the cream cheese and liked it very much!

epettifor's Review

December 17, 2008
If you are considering substituting sour cream for the cream cheese - don't! I tried that and the flavor was fine, but the sauce didn't thicken and then the salmon broke up - ending up with a pink mush. Thankfully I just made this for my husband and myself...not company. The flavor was very nice, though, so I bet the recipe's great as is.