Christmas Eve Recipe- Salmon Pasta with Brandy Sauce

salmon pasta

Good morning gal pals!  Christmas is the time of year we all love to indulge.  Today I am sharing a recipe perfect for Christmas Eve dinner or any Holiday meal!  This decadent seafood dish is simple but will wow and amaze your guests!  Keep reading for full recipe details!

Salmon Pasta with Brandy Cream Sauce


2 lbs fresh salmon
2 tbsp EVOO
salt and freshly cracked black pepper
2 lemons, 1 slided, 1 juiced and tested
cooking spray
1 shallot, chopped
2 c heavy whipping cream
1 garlic clove, minced
S & P to taste
3 Tbsp fresh dill, chopped
1/2 c brandy


Cook pasta according to package directions.
Preheat oven to 420 degrees.
Place the salmon skin side down on a baking sheet that has been sprayed with cooking spray
Sprinkle with 2 Tbsp EVOO, S & P, 1 Tbsp chopped dill and top with sliced lemons.
Bake the salmon for 20 minutes or until done and flake into large pieces.
Meanwhile, over medium heat sauté shallots and garlic in remaining EVOO.
Add cream and brandy and bring to the boil stirring continuously.
Reduce the heat and add lemon zest and juice.
Season the sauce to taste.
Continue cooking the sauce over a medium heat until it thickens and coats the back of a spoon.
Combine pasta and sauce and toss in salmon.
Top with remaining dill.
Serve immediately.

This dish is amazing served with white wine and garlic bread!

Check out this Christmas morning recipe too!

Kisses and Christmas wishes,

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