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Four salmon fillets with cream sauce in a stainless skillet.

Creamy Tuscan Salmon

Delicious salmon in a garlicky cream sauce with spinach and sun dried tomatoes is a quick and easy seafood dinner.  Serve it with a salad or over pasta!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 17 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 4


  • 4 salmon fillets about 1 ½ pounds, skin removed
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt more or less, to taste
  • 1 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper more or less, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh garlic
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • ¾ cup sun dried tomatoes in oil drained and thinly sliced (about half of an 8.5-ounce jar)
  • ¾ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • ¼ teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 3 cups tightly packed fresh spinach


  • Season both sides of salmon with salt and pepper.
  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.  Place salmon fillets in pan (flesh side down) and cook for 4 to 5 minutes on each side, or until cooked to your preference (will depend upon thickness of fillets).
  • Transfer to a plate and set aside.
  • Add garlic to skillet and cook until fragrant, stirring constantly (about 30 seconds).
  • Add chicken broth, cream, sun dried tomatoes, Parmesan cheese and Italian seasoning.  Stir well to combine.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently.  Add spinach, stir and continue to simmer until spinach is wilted and sauce is slightly thickened (about 1 to 2 minutes).
  • Season with salt and pepper, if desired.
  • Return salmon fillets to skillet and serve topped with cream sauce.


Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, eggs or unpasteurized milk may increase your risk of foodborne illness.