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    Creamy Spinach Stuffed Salmon

    Creamy Spinach Stuffed Salmon. Photo by Zurie

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    32 mins

    20 mins

    12 mins

    Geema's Note:

    Gourmet Magazine gets the credit for this easy but impressive salmon recipe. Use the best quality cheese you can find for this dish.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Squeeze spinach completely dry.
    2. 2
      Place in small bowl and mix in cream cheese, mascarpone, and ground nutmeg.
    3. 3
      Season to taste with salt and pepper.
    4. 4
      Cut one 3/4-inch-deep, 2 1/2-inch-long slit down center of top side of each salmon fillet, forming pocket for spinach mixture.
    5. 5
      Fill each slit with spinach mixture, dividing equally among salmon fillets.
    6. 6
      (Can be made 4 hours ahead. Cover and chill.) Preheat oven to 450°F.
    7. 7
      Brush rimmed baking sheet with olive oil.
    8. 8
      Sprinkle salmon fillets with salt and pepper.
    9. 9
      Mix breadcrumbs, melted butter, and Parmesan cheese in medium bowl.
    10. 10
      Top each salmon fillet with breadcrumb mixture, pressing to adhere.
    11. 11
      Place salmon fillets, skin side down, on prepared baking sheet.
    12. 12
      Bake salmon until opaque in center, about 12 minutes.
    13. 13
      Transfer to plates and serve.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 08, 2003

      55

      The filling was very good and I liked the nutmeg addition. In fact, I added a little extra nutmeg. The salmon took about 15 min. to get done. I enjoyed this but DH thought it was no better than plain fish with no filling. Men! For an alternate presentation,I can see making this again and putting filling on plate and then topping with unfilled, coated salmon. This would be good with tuna or dolphin, too.

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    • on January 14, 2013

      55

      I bought such a lovely whole piece of salmon that I did not cut it into fillets, and instead used it whole, stuffed it, and tied it with string, as the photo shows. You have "goat cheese" in the ingredient list but "mascarpone" in the directions -- I used feta instead. Very nice recipe! If I make this again I might try wrapping the salmon in bacon strips instead of using crumbs, but that's just my idea. Thanks for the recipe!

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    • on September 19, 2005

      45

      I added small shrimp to the cheese and it tasted great.

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    Nutritional Facts for Creamy Spinach Stuffed Salmon

    Serving Size: 1 (259 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 520.1
     
    Calories from Fat 231
    44%
    Total Fat 25.7 g
    39%
    Saturated Fat 11.2 g
    56%
    Cholesterol 135.5 mg
    45%
    Sodium 560.6 mg
    23%
    Total Carbohydrate 22.6 g
    7%
    Dietary Fiber 1.3 g
    5%
    Sugars 2.5 g
    10%
    Protein 47.1 g
    94%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    frozen chopped spinach

    goat cheese

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