Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes

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Ingredients for 4 servings

1 1/2 lbs salmon
1 cup mayonnaise or sour cream
1 tbsp green pesto or red pesto
2 1/2 oz parmesan cheese, grated
1 lb fresh spinach
1 oz butter or olive oil
Salt and pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 400° (200°C)
  2. Grease a baking dish with half of the butter or oil. Salt and pepper the salmon fillets and place them in the prepared baking dish, skin-side down.
  3. Mix mayonnaise, pesto and parmesan cheese and spread over the salmon.
  4. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until the salmon is done and flakes easily with a fork.
  5. Meanwhile, sauté the spinach in remaining butter or oil until its wilted, about 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Serve immediately with the oven-baked season.


Dairy free? No problem! For a dairy-free dish, skip the parmesan and sour cream, and fry the spinach in olive oil instead of butter. Also, remember that green pesto usually contains parmesan, so reach for some red pesto instead.

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