Salmon and Dill Pasta Sauce

This recipe is taken from the 1991 Milk Calendar. This is the Salmon and Dill Pasta Sauce recipe.

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cooking: 15 min
Yields 4 cups / 1 L
salmon and dill pasta sauce

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) butter
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 cups (625 mL) Milk
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) 35 % cream or Milk
  • 2 tbsp (10 mL) prepared mustard (preferably Russian)
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) chopped fresh dill or 1/2 tsp (2 mL) dried dill
  • 3 green onions chopped
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) frozen peas
  • 2 cans (7 1/2 oz/213 g) salmon drained and crumbled
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) salt
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) pepper

Preparation

Melt butter in a saucepan. Stir in flour. Cook 2 min on low heat. Whisk in milk and cream. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat and cook 5 min. Whisk in mustard, half of fresh dill (or all of dried dill), green onions and lemon juice. Cook 2 to 3 min. Stir in peas, salmon, salt and pepper.

Cook 2 to 3 min until heated thoroughly. Stir in remaining fresh dill. Taste and adjust seasoning.

Toss sauce with 3/4 lb (340 g) g fettucine, cooked.

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