Tuscan Butter Salmon

Writing a blog means, amongst other things, spending lots of time on social media. I honestly get sidetracked by funny memes a lot, but every once in a while I stumble onto a recipe that looks just scrumptious to me. And so did the following recipe. I like all the ingredients, so I was excited to see all of them combined in a yummy dish! This one is easy as pie, so come cook with me!

What you’ll need:

What you’ll need:

  • 4 (6 oz) salmon fillets
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 (10 oz) package frozen spinach
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated parmesan
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • salt and pepper to taste

Pat the salmon fillets dry with a paper towel, then season with salt and pepper. Heat the oil in a large skillet. When the oil is hot, cook the salmon skin side up for about 6 minutes, then turn over and cook for another 2 minutes. Set aside. 

Reduce the heat and add the butter. Stir in garlic and cook for 1 minute. Add cherry tomatoes and season with salt and pepper. Cook for 3 minutes. 

Add spinach and cook til properly incorporated into the garlic and tomatoes. Stir in heavy cream, Parmesan and basil. Simmer for about 3 minutes. Add salt to taste. Return salmon back to skillet and spoon sauce and vegetables over the fillets. Cook for another 3 minutes. Serve with rice.

Bon Appétit!

Author: Gotham Foodie

Hello there, fellow foodies! My name is Erica, I was born and raised in Germany, and moved to the US, New York City to be exact, in July of 1987. I have worked most of my time here in the Big Apple as a bartender, but my true love is food. I cook just about every day, I search for good food everywhere, and pretty much always find it. I don't consider myself a food critic, I don't have the culinary background for that kind of expertise. I do however know good food, good chefs and good restaurants. I report back about my culinary adventures, and I choose to leave out my unsatisfactory experiences. We have enough negativity in our daily lives, I don't want to add to that. All the recipes in my FROM MY KITCHEN and DOTW blogs are cooked and prepared by me. All pictures are taken by me. I don't always eat everything you see in my pictures, but you bet your buns, I do try everything. Last but not least, you should know that I am a huge Top Chef fan. I have never missed an episode of the Bravo TV show. I have at this point visited almost 20 restaurants run by Top Chef contestants, and I'm continuously impressed by their skill, drive and passion. So I will continue to seek them out, and I hope you join me in my journey!

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