Linguine with Smoked Salmon & Cucumber

This is an interesting take on pasta linguine with a fresh squeeze of orange juice and rind and a garnish of fresh dill and cucumbers. The pasta tastes so refreshing and light, perfect for a Saturday lunch without too much of a hassle.

Ingredients:

  • Linguine: 350g
  • Butter: 50g (3 tbsp)
  • Orange: 1, rind and juice separated
  • Fresh dill: 2 tbsp, finely chopped
  • Cucumber: 1/2, peeled, core scooped out, sliced thinly
  • Cooking cream: 300ml
  • Salt: 1 tsp
  • Ground blackpepper: to taste
  • Smoked salmon: 100g, thinly sliced

Method:

  1. Cook linguine till al dente. Drain and set aside.
  2. While the linguine is cooking, heat butter in saucepan.
  3. Stir in orange rind and dill.
  4. Add in cucumber and cook for 2min.
  5. Add in cream, orange juice, salt and blackpepper. Simmer for 1min.
  6. Stir in smoked salmon. Toss in linguine and combine well.
  7. Serve hot.

Serving:
4 persons

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