Spinach and Cranberry Stuffed Salmon

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Eat like a centenarian with this heart healthy dish.  Our spinach and cranberry stuffed salmon is great way to incorporate two power foods into your diet that help improve your mood.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. of Salmon fillets
  • ½ cup of fresh spinach leaves
  • 3 – 4 fresh basil leaves chopped
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1 clove of garlic minced
  • 2 T craisins chopped
  • 2 T nuts chopped (pecans, walnuts or almonds are recommended)
  • 1 tsp of dried oregano
  • 1 T Dijon Mustard
  • ½ cup breadcrumbs

Directions

  1. Sauté the spinach, lemon zest, and garlic until spinach is wilted.
  2. Combine the craisins, nuts, basil, and oregano leaves in a small bowl. Add the wilted spinach mixture to the small bowl and combine.
  3. Cut a pocket horizontally into each salmon fillet. Stuff each pocket with about 2 tablespoons of the combined mixture.
  4. Spread 1 tablespoon of Dijon mustard on the salmon and finish by sprinkling breadcrumbs on top of each fillet.
  5. Place salmon on non-stick baking sheet or backing sheet lined with oven safe paper and bake for 20 minutes at 375° F or until fillets are fully cooked.