Gluten-Free Pasta With Smoked Salmon and Tarragon Cream Sauce

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

We made this recipe that I found online @ Notta Pasta web site. We had company and we wanted to make something gluten-free. It turned out very well and we enjoyed it throroughly. We were testing for future reference.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put a large pot of salted water on to boil.
  2. In skillet over medium high heat, melt the butter.
  3. Add onions, red pepper flakes (if using), garlic and anchovies.
  4. Saute for 1 to 2 minutes, breaking up anchovies with back of a spoon.
  5. Add the smoked salmon and saute for 2 minutes.
  6. Add the cream, tarragon, salt and pepper. Be careful not to over-salt, as the smoked salmon is quite salty by itself.
  7. Simmer for 2 minutes.
  8. Reduce heat.
  9. Puree just 1/2 of the sauce in a blender or food processor, being careful of hot splatter.
  10. Return to skillet with the rest of sauce.
  11. Meanwhile, the water has come to a boil.
  12. Add Notta Pasta.
  13. Boil 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender but still firm (al dente).
  14. Watch cooking time carefully and check for texture.
  15. Drain and quickly rinse.
  16. Add to the sauce and toss.
  17. Serve with grated parmesan and garnish with chopped parsley.
  18. Enjoy!
Most Helpful

I made this today and we enjoyed it very much. I used regular Barilla spaghetti rigate, onion, 1/2 a tsp of hot chilli flakes, light cream, considerably more parmesan, and everything else listed. Pureeing half of the sauce resulted in it being wonderfully rich and creamy. Thanks, DiScharf!

Soobeeoz July 21, 2007