Buttery pasta with salmon and leeks recipe

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  • Yield: 4 Servings
  • Total Time: 20 Minutes


  • ¾ pound spaghetti
  • 1 pound skinless salmon fillet
  • Kosher salt and black pepper
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 leeks, sliced
  • Chives, chopped
How to Make It
  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions.
  2. Season the salmon with ¾ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Cook in 2 tablespoons of the butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until opaque throughout, 4 to 6 minutes per side; remove and flake.
  3. Add the leeks to the skillet and cook until tender, 4 to 6 minutes. Toss the pasta with the salmon, leeks, and the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter. Top with chives.

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