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Not a seafood family? This winning smoked salmon alfredo will be your gateway fish dish

Even the kids will get on board with this smoked salmon alfredo!

It’s your classic chicken alfredo, but take out the chicken and add salmon! If the mention of fish has you cringing, just give us a moment. Smoked salmon is the fish of choice, and even non-seafood lovers love this dish!

Lindsey Mair shares how to whip up this dinner. She shares why smoked salmon really does make the biggest difference, and (look away you classic Italian cooks) why parmesan pairs perfectly with this fish. She also shares a fun drink your kids will totally be into.

Find more recipes from Lindsey on Instagram, @healthyhappyhome.


Smoked Salmon Alfredo Pasta


  • 6 T butter
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • Filet smoked salmon broken into small pieces
  • 2 cups cream
  • 1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • Basil and pine nuts for garnish
  • Juice from 1/2 lemon


Start by melting the butter in a large sauce pan, add minced garlic and salmon. Allow the salmon and garlic to saute in the melted butter for about five minutes stirring frequently

Add cream, lemon juice, and Parmesan and bring to a low simmer while stirring frequently until sauce thickens, about 8-10 minutes. Add fresh black pepper and then toss with noodles (Lindsey used two packages of Trader Joes Fettuccini).

Top with freshly snipped basil and pine nuts.