Smoked Salmon Vodka Cream Sauce

Smoked Salmon Vodka Cream Sauce


"A rich and creamy sauce that will complement your favorite pasta. Easy to double or triple if you need more than two servings' worth. Serve with your favorite pasta."


servings 282 cals
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Original recipe yields 2 servings



  • Calories:
  • 282 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 18.6 g
  • 29%
  • Carbs:
  • 5.9g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 8 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 64 mg
  • 21%
  • Sodium:
  • 641 mg
  • 26%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large saucepan saute butter and onion with smoked salmon. Once the pan begins to lightly smoke, pull saucepan away from heat source and add the Vodka.
  2. When the Vodka has burned off, return the sauce to heat source and mix in the tomatoes, tomato sauce and heavy cream.
  3. Season sauce with salt, pepper, nutmeg, and chile pepper. Reduce sauce to desired consistency; serve.
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  1. 72 Ratings


My dinner guests really enjoyed this one. Make sure you do burn off the vodka though, because I didn't at first and it was WAY too strong, like taking a bite out of a shot of vodka or something...

This is tasty. Be careful not to over salt, as the smoked salmon will add a lot of saltieness to the sauce. This recipe makes a pretty small amount of sauce, so if you're serving more than 2 or ...

I am from Scotland, the home of smoked salmon and it took this great American site to show me the best ever recipe for smoked salmon. Everyone who tries it wants to know the recipe.

oh this is good!!!...i doubled the recipe to use up the ingreds i had...the only thing i changed was to use sweet red pepper (chopped) instead of fresh tomatoes coz i didnot have them and used '...

I found this recipe to be wonderful with my home-made smoked salmon but, very, very rich. I subsituted 1% milk with half & half instead of the heavy cream. The cayene pepper gave it just the r...

Made this last night for dinner with my boyfriend and it was fabulous! Very easy and elegant. Served it over farfalle with sauteed asparagus spears on the side. I added two cloves of garlic a...

My husband and I really enjoyed this meal. I started out with a pretty deep sauce pot and was able to burn the Vodka by removing the pot from the heat and lighting it with a match. We'll defin...

I made this with some salmon fillets that I baked in the oven. I really liked it (although I wish I had added some garlic) but Husband wasn't so keen on the vodka flavor. He also didn't much lik...

Yummy! I made a few changes. I didn't have any smoked salmon on hand so I used one can of pink salmon. I also switched the butter for garlic butter. It came out great! Very easy to prepare.