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Tuscan Salmon

This Tuscan Salmon recipe is a delicious twist on a classic salmon and pasta dish. With tender flaky salmon and a creamy sauce, this simple dinner recipe is going to make your family happy. With a restaurant feel to this elegant dish, you are going to love to indulge in this easy to make recipe. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Tuscan Salmon
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Jill

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons oil from the sun-dried tomatoes
  • 4 skinless salmon filets around 1 lb total
  • 4 cups spinach roughly chopped and stems removed (note 1)
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 shallot diced (note 2)
  • ½ cup sun-dried tomatoes in oil drained but keep the oil for cooking
  • ¾ cup heavy cream
  • ½ cup whole milk
  • 1 cup parmesan cheese lightly packed, grated
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • sprinkle the salmon from one side with salt and pepper
  • heat up the oil in a big pan over medium-high heat and add the salmon, seasoned side down. Now sprinkle the other side with salt and pepper too
  • cook until bottom side is crisp, for around 3-4 minutes, flip around and cook for another 2-3 minutes
  • place cooked salmon on a plate and cover with tin foil
  • in the same pan add onion and garlic and cook for 2-3 minutes until soft and slightly brown
  • now add the spinach and cook until it has wilted
  • add sun-dried tomatoes, heavy cream, and milk and bring to a boil
  • cook for 2-3 minutes until the sauce starts to thicken
  • add the parmesan cheese, stir and cook for another 1-2 minutes until the sauce has desired consistency
  • add salt and pepper to taste and serve with pasta, rice, couscous, or bread

Notes

Note 1: You can also use baby spinach. You don't need to chop it, since it's small enough
Note 2: You can also use a small onion.