Tuscan Salmon

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INGREDIENTS:

2 tablespoons olive oil

4 (6 oz.) salmon fillets

Sea salt

Freshly ground black pepper

3 tablespoons butter

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 1/2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved

2 cups baby spinach

1/2 cup heavy cream

1/4 cup basil, chopped

 

DIRECTIONS:

  1. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat olive oil. Season salmon with salt and pepper. Add salmon to pan, skin-side up, and cook 6 minutes. Flip over and cook 2 minutes more. Transfer to a plate.

  2. Reduce heat to medium and add butter. Once melted, add the garlic and cook 1 minute. Add the cherry tomatoes and season with salt and pepper. Cook 5 minutes, then add spinach and cook until spinach begins to wilt.

  3. Stir in heavy cream and basil, and bring mixture to a simmer. Reduce heat to low and simmer until sauce is slightly reduced, about 3 minutes.

  4. Return salmon back to skillet and spoon over sauce. Simmer until salmon is cooked through, about 3 minutes more.

Julianna Abdallah