Bow-Ties with Salmon and Tarragon Mustard Sauce

Prepare this flavorful dinner using bow-tie pasta and salmon flavored with herbs, wine, mustard, cream and cheese. An elegant skillet dinner ready in just 15 minutes!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 6

1
package (16 oz) bow-tie (farfalle) pasta
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
tablespoon chopped fresh tarragon leaves
1
tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1/4
cup dry white wine or chicken broth
1
cup whipping (heavy) cream or half-and-half
2
teaspoons stone-ground mustard
2
packages (3 to 4 oz each) sliced salmon (smoked or cured), cut into 1/2-inch-wide strips
1/2
cup freshly grated or shredded Parmesan cheese

  • 1 Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat oil in 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Cook onion, tarragon and parsley in oil about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until onion is tender. Stir in wine. Cook uncovered about 4 minutes or until wine has evaporated. Stir in whipping cream and mustard. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered 5 to 10 minutes or until sauce is slightly thickened.
  • 3 Add pasta, salmon and 1/4 cup of the cheese to sauce in skillet; toss gently until pasta is evenly coated. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup cheese.

Expert Tips

You can cook the pasta up to 3 days ahead of time. Rinse with cold water, toss with a little olive oil and store in a resealable plastic bag in the refrigerator. Reheat in the microwave oven or plunge briefly into boiling water to reheat.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
495
(
Calories from Fat
180),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
20%
(Saturated Fat
10g,
10%
),
Cholesterol
60mg
60%;
Sodium
420mg
420%;
Total Carbohydrate
62g
62%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
),
Protein
20g
20%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
18%;
Exchanges:
4 Starch; 1 Lean Meat; 3 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.