Salmon and Prosciutto Tossed in Lemon-Creamed Tagliatelle

Salmon and Prosciutto Tossed in Lemon-Creamed Tagliatelle

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 12 min
  • Total: 22 min
  • Serving: 4 Servings

An elegant dish to serve while entertaining, this tagliatelle pasta recipe combines smoked salmon and crispy prosciutto in a creamy crème fraiche sauce.


  • 9 ounces smoked salmon, cut into pieces
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound tagliatelle
  • 1 cup crème fraîche
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  • Basil leaves, torn
  • 4 slices prosciutto, cut into pieces
  • Chili flakes, to sprinkle
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Cook the pasta ‘al dente’ according to package directions, drain well and then return back to the pot.
  2. In the meantime, place the prosciutto in a small skillet over medium-high heat and cook until crisp. Transfer to the pan with the cooked pasta.
  3. Add the salmon, crème fraiche, lemon juice, parsley, basil, chile flakes and a few generous pinches of salt and pepper to the hot pasta and then toss to coat. Serve immediately.


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