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This baked stuffed salmon is actually fairly easy to make but it looks really impressive.   We served this Baked Spinach Stuffed Salmonsalmon dish as a lunch special and also when we did some dinner catering.   The stuffing and breadcrumbs keep the salmon very moist and tender.

Recipe By     : Sitara
Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :1:20
Categories    : Fish      Luncheon
                Main Dishes    Seafood

  Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
   --------    ------------       --------------------------------
  10          ounces          fresh spinach
   4           ounces         cream cheese
  1/2        cup                mascarpone cheese
                pinch            nutmeg
   8           8oz               salmon fillet -- thick with skin on
                        olive oil
   3           cups             bread crumbs
  1/2        cup               melted butter
  1/2        cup              grated Parmesan cheese

1. Cook spinach in boiling water till just wilted.  Rinse with cold water and squeeze as dry as possible.
    Chop spinach and put in bowl to mix with cream cheese, mascarpone and nutmeg.
    Season to taste with salt and pepper.

2.  Place salmon fillets in oiled baking pan with skin side down.   
     Cut slit down center of each salmon fillet lengthwise and stuff  with spinach mixture.

3.  Mix breadcrumbs with melted butter and Parmesan and press on top and sides  of salmon.

4.  Bake  in 450 oven till salmon is opaque in the center and the breadcrumbs are golden brown on top.