Take dinnertime up a notch with this delicious Salmon Mediterranean recipe. Crumbled feta cheese teams up with fresh lemon juice, lemon zest and garlic to bring irresistible Mediterranean flavour to your table with this simple baked salmon recipe.
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 4 Servings
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3/4 cup orzo pasta, uncooked
187 g (about 3/4 of 250-g pkg.) Philadelphia Brick Cream Cheese, softened
1 tsp. zest and 1 Tbsp. juice from 1 lemon
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
1/4 tsp. black pepper
1/2 cup 25%-less-sodium chicken broth, divided
4 small skinless salmon fillets (1 lb./450 g)
1 red pepper, chopped
3 cups loosely packed baby spinach leaves
1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
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How do I make it ?
Cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt.
Meanwhile, mix cream cheese, lemon zest, lemon juice, garlic powder, black pepper and 2 Tbsp. chicken broth until blended.
Cook fish in large nonstick skillet on medium heat 3 to 4 min. on each side or until fish flakes easily with fork. Transfer fish to plate; cover to keep warm.
Add red peppers to skillet; cook and stir 2 min. Stir in cream cheese mixture. Add spinach; cook and stir 3 min. or until heated through.
Drain pasta. Add to spinach mixture along with the remaining broth; cook and stir 1 to 2 min. or until heated through. Top with fish and feta cheese; cover. Remove from heat; let stand 3 min.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Substitute 3/4 lb. (340 g) uncooked peeled deveined medium shrimp for the salmon, cooking it 2 to 3 min. or until they turn pink.
Serve with a crisp mixed green salad tossed with your favourite Kraft Dressing.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 29 g
Saturated fat 13 g
Cholesterol 130 mg
Sodium 430 mg
Carbohydrate 31 g
Fibre 3 g
Sugars 6 g
Protein 32 g
4 servings, 1/4 recipe each
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.