Prep Time: 10 mins | Cook Time: 35 mins | Total Time: 45 mins | Yield: 4 Servings
Oh, my! This incredible Tuscan Butter Salmon is just what you need today! Give it a try and enjoy!
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
4 (6-ounces) salmon fillets, patted dry with paper towels
Freshly ground black pepper
3 tablespoons butter
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 1/2 cups halved cherry tomatoes
2 cups baby spinach
1/2 cup heavy cream
1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan
1/4 cup chopped herbs (such as basil and parsley), plus more for garnish
Lemon wedges, for serving (optional)
Step 1: Place a large skillet on the stove and turn the heat to medium-high.
Step 2: Add oil and allow it to become hot.
Step 3: Generously season the salmon with salt and pepper.
Step 4: Add the seasoned salmon and cook for about 6 minutes skin side up, then flip them to cook the other side for 2 more minutes.
Step 5: Place the cooked salmon on a clean plate.
Step 6: In the same skillet, add butter and turn the heat down to medium, then allow the butter to melt.
Step 7: Add the garlic and sauté for about a minute or until aromatic.
Step 8: Add the cherry tomatoes, salt, and pepper. Cook the tomatoes for a few minutes until they begin to pop out.
Step 9: Add the spinach and cook for a minute or until wilted.
Step 10: Add the Parmesan cheese, heavy cream, and herbs. Stir until well mixed.
Step 11: Turn the heat down to low and allow the mixture to simmer for 3 minutes.
Step 12: Put the cooked salmon back into the skillet and spoon the sauce on top. This will take about 3 minutes.
Step 13: Remove from the heat and spoon the salmon onto a clean serving plate.
Step 14: Spread the sauce and squeeze lemon on top, then sprinkle greens to garnish.
Step 15: Serve and enjoy!