Spinach Stuffed Salmon

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Cal/Serv: 440

Yields: 4 servings

Prep Time: 0 hours 10 mins

Total Time: 0 hours 25 mins

Ingredients

  • 4 (6-oz.) salmon fillets
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 (8-oz.) block cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 c. shredded mozzarella
  • 1/2 c. frozen spinach, defrosted
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes
  • 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon

Directions

Season salmon all over with salt and pepper. In a large bowl, mix together cream cheese, mozzarella, spinach, garlic powder, and red pepper flakes.

Using a paring knife, slice a slit in each salmon to create a pocket. Stuff pockets with cream cheese mixture.

In a large skillet over medium heat, heat oil. Add salmon skin side down and cook until seared, about 6 minutes, then flip salmon. Add butter and squeeze lemon juice all over. Cook until skin is crispy, another 6 minutes. Serve warm.

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