Herb Crusted Salmon with Pasta Florentine

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Sheri Raleigh-Yearby

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@ChefSheShe

A great date night recipe!

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Can't say which is the best - the pasta or the salmon! The spices on the salmon were just right and made it tasty. Then, the pasta is so rich and creamy. Together they make a really pretty and good entree. If you have guests that do not enjoy salmon, I bet this would also be good with grilled chicken. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★☆ 4 votes

Comments:
Serves:
2-4
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    salmon, skinless filet
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1 tsp
    oregano, fresh
  • 1 tsp
    thyme, leaves, fresh
  • 1/2 tsp
    sea salt
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    garlic powder with parsley
  • 1/2 tsp
    cracked black pepper
  • PASTA

  • 1 pkg
    vermicelli, cooked
  • 2 c
    spinach, fresh
  • 1 c
    tomatoes, grape
  • 2 clove
    garlic thinly sliced
  • 1/4 c
    green onion, small diced
  • 1 Tbsp
    basil, fresh
  • 1/2 c
    half and half
  • 1/4 c
    parmesan cheese, shaved
  • 1 bottle
    white wine

How to Make Herb Crusted Salmon with Pasta Florentine

Step-by-Step

  1. Preparation
    Rinse and pat dry salmon filets
    Rub salmon filets with olive oil and minced herbs
    Season with salt, pepper & garlic powder
    Heat a sauté pan or small skillet on medium heat
    Add remaining olive oil
    Pan sear salmon skin side down for 5 min.
    Turn salmon over and sear presentation side down for 3 min. Or to desired doneness. Let rest for 2 min. Before serving.

    Deglaze pan with white wine. (use about 1 oz.)
  2. Heat a sauté pan or small skillet
    Note: if you deglazed your salmon pan, use it!
    Heat with 1 T. Olive oil on medium heat
    Sauté garlic and green opinions
    Toss in cooked pasta
    Add spinach,tomatoes and basil
    Stir quickly with a cooks fork or tongs
    Slowly add half & half; simmer 2 min.
    Note: for richness add 1/2 t. Butter & 1 oz of white wine to finish
    Salt & pepper to taste
    Remove from heat & top with fresh shaved Parmesan cheese

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About Herb Crusted Salmon with Pasta Florentine

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Italian
Collection: Perfect Pastas



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