ROASTED SALMON WITH GREEN SAUCE

 

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Ingredients

  • 1 white onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 4 ounces watercress leaves, plus 2 bunches for serving
  • 8 ounces fresh spinach leaves
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 teaspoons coarse salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 6 five-ounce salmon fillets, skins removed, about 1 1/2 by 4 inches

Directions

  • Place onion, garlic, parsley, watercress, spinach, buttermilk, sour cream, lemon juice, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in the bowl of a food processor. Puree until smooth, and set aside in the refrigerator.
  • Preheat oven to 300°. Rub the bottom of a 9-by-13-inch glass baking dish with 1/2 teaspoon oil. Set salmon fillets in the dish, and rub tops with remaining teaspoon oil. Sprinkle with remaining teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Pour 1/4 cup water in dish (to cover bottom in a thin layer). Cook fish until just cooked through, 20 to 25 minutes. Serve immediately over bed of watercress drizzled with cold herb sauce. Extra sauce can be refrigerated up to 4 days.

Notes

Categories: Main Dish 
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