A rich, delicious salmon gratin that's easy to make on a weekday.

Ingredients

  • salmon filet, without skin
  • cream
  • tagliatelle
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 pinch paprika
  • 1 pinch chili powder
  • lemon juice
  • salt
  • pepper
  • olive oil

Preparation

This recipe serves two, but you can easily double it.

  1. Preheat the oven to 200ÂșC
  2. Cook the onion in olive oil on medium-low heat until soft and translucent
  3. Add the garlic and cook for a few seconds, not letting it brown
  4. Mix the tomato paste with the garlic and the onions, then add the cream, 1 or 2 teaspoons lemon juice, and salt and pepper to taste.
  5. In a baking dish, cover the salmon with a squirt of lemon juice, and a pinch of salt, paprika, and chili powder
  6. Pour the sauce in the baking dish, getting some under the salmon
  7. Bake the salmon in its sauce for 20 minutes
  8. While the salmon bakes, prepare the pasta so that it's ready at the same time as the salmon
  9. Serve the salmon and its sauce on top of the pasta

The recipe is adapted from this German recipe, with minor modifications.