Simple Salmon Puttanesca Over Spinach

Friday, March 23, 2012
4 salmon fillets (1 1/2 lb; skin removed)
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
squeezed fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon minced garlic
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
1 1/2 cups store bought pasta sauce or try this homemade puttanesca sauce recipe
2 to 3 tablespoons of  sliced calamata olives
1 (9-oz) bag fresh spinach leaves
garnish with shredded grating cheese and parsley flakes

Preheat large sauté pan on medium-high 2–3 minutes. Season both sides of fish with salt and pepper  Place 1 tablespoon oil in pan, then add fish; cook 4 minutes on each side. Place fish in a baking dish.
Pour pasta sauce with olives over fish. Bake on 350 degree hot oven until fish flakes easily.
Meanwhile, preheat second large sauté pan on medium-high 2-3 minutes. Place 1 tablespoon oil in pan, then add garlic for one minute then spinach and cover. Cook and stir 2-3 minutes or until spinach is wilted and tender. Place the salmon puttanesca on a bed of spinach and serve.


  1. It's a very tasty and appetizing way to cook salmon. Great ^_^ Bye, have a wonderful we

  2. Mmmm...salmon is always my favourite :D

  3. I like this. Salmon with a spicy sauce served on a bed of spinach, thats my kind of meal.

  4. I've never had puttanesca on salmon before, but it looks amazing!

  5. Another fabulous seafood recipe! Your salmon is cooked to perfection...and sounds amazing! Have a fabulous weekend, my friend~

  6. very nice, love the mingling flavors here... salmon is perfect over wilted spinach

  7. Interesting this salmon. Great like all your other recipes. Have a great weekend! XX

  8. Another creative dish here. I have never even seen salmon on any italian menu. Not sure why since the fish is so popular. The sauce and the olives does make for one tasty salmon. Also, the bed of spinach is a great way to round this out to a meal. Another winner! Have a great weekend Claudia!

  9. Oh be still my taste buds! his looks divine xo

  10. Just passing thru! I love salmon with the Puttanesca sauce. Had it in a nice little Italian restaurant a few years ago, and your replica is divine!

  11. We had a very mediocre grilled salmon last night and I wish I'd taken the time to go back and look at this - your sauce sounds very good.

  12. Gorgeous! I love puttanesca sauce, and never had it on salmon. Looks lovely!


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