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Salmon in Roasted Pepper Sauce

This Salmon in Roasted Pepper Sauce Creates a Flavorful meal, worthy of a special occasion. Make this easy one-pan dinner in only 20 minutes!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dinner, Keto, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: salmon in roasted pepper sauce
Servings: 2
Calories: 527kcal
Author: Feodora Nastashia


  • 2 salmon-fillets-skin-on about 1 lb.
  • Salt-and-pepper-to-season
  • 1 tbsp olive-oil
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 3 cloves garlic-finely-diced
  • 4 oz roasted-red-peppers-diced
  • 4 cups fresh-baby-spinach
  • 1/2 cup Half-&-Hal-or-heavy-cream
  • 1/4 cup grated-Parmesan-cheese
  • 1/4 tsp red-pepper-flakes-or-to-taste
  • 1/4 cup chopped-parsley
  • Salt-and-pepper-to-taste


  • Season the salmon fillets with salt and pepper.
  • Heat the oil in a moderate skillet over moderate heat. Cook the salmon fillets flesh-side down , for 5 minutes on each side, or until cooked to your liking. Once cooked, remove them from the pan and set aside.
  • To the same pan, add garlic and butter. Cook for 1 minute, add the roasted peppers and cook for 2 more minutes.
  • Add the spinach and allow it to wilt.
  • Reduce the heat to low, and include Half & Half, Parmesan, red pepper flakes, parsley, salt, and pepper. Stir and bring to a simmer.
  • Return the salmon to the pan and spoon the sauce over each filet.
  • Serve over rice, pasta, or steamed vegetables.


Calories: 527kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 43g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 142mg | Sodium: 1182mg | Potassium: 1388mg | Fiber: 2g | Vitamin A: 7310IU | Vitamin C: 55.1mg | Calcium: 324mg | Iron: 4.1mg