Farfalle with Salmon and Peas

This creamy fun bow-tie or butterfly shaped pasta dish is packed with delicious goodies.Tender chunks of salmon, juicy peas,and beautiful farfalle pasta tossed in a velvety sauce with garlic and onions. Finished with black pepper and lemon juice, adding a brightness that lifts the entire dish. An effortlessly elegant easy weeknight meal using one of my favorite pasta cuts. What’s your favorite pasta cut ?

Serves 3-4


  • 16oz farfalle pasta
  • 1lb salmon
  • ½ onion (minced)
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • 1.5 cup frozen peas
  • 3/4 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup nut milk
  • black pepper
  • salt
  • ½ lemon (juice)


1.Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F. Season salmon with salt and pepper. Place salmon, skin side down, on a non-stick baking sheet or in a non-stick pan with an oven-proof handle. Bake until salmon is cooked through, about 12 to 15 minutes.

2.Boil the farfalle pasta according to the directions for “al dente” doneness.

3.With 3 minutes left on the boil, add the frozen peas.

4.Reserve a half cup of the pasta water and drain the peas and pasta.

5.In the meantime you can start the sauce in a pot. Add the minced garlic and onion. Stir for about 5 minutes until the garlic and onion is translucent and fragrant.

6.Add the milk and cheese, let it reduce for about 2 minutes.

7.Add the reserved pasta water if required.

8.Combine the cooked pasta and peas with the sauce

9.Serve the pasta on a plate and layer on the flaked chunks of salmon.

10.Season with salt, pepper, and lemon juice. Enjoy.

Farfalle Pasta

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