Creamy Garlic Tuscan Salmon Recipe

Prep Time:
5 min.
Cook Time:
30 min.

Tuscan salmon is a creamy dish with a white-wine based sauce, sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, and spinach. It’s rich and creamy, full of robust flavor, and best of all, it’s done in a single pan. It’s a simple yet satisfying meal you cannot pass up!

Recipe by: Derek Campanile of @dadwithapan

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  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 pieces salmon (4 oz each)
  • 1/2 yellow onion, chopped
  • 3 to 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup white wine (optional)
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/3 cup chicken broth (double if omitting white wine)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup fresh Parmesan (optional)


  1. Add olive oil to a nonstick pan on high heat. Place salmon flesh side down and sear for about 2 to 3 minutes. Flip and let cook for another 2 minutes. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  2. Reduce heat to medium and add in onions, garlic, and butter. Cook until aromatic, then add spinach and sun-dried tomatoes; cook until spinach is tender.
  3. Add in white wine and cook for 1 to 2 minutes. Add in heavy cream and chicken broth. Stir together and let simmer on low for about 10 minutes.
  4. Stir in Parmesan, then add salmon to the pan. Cover and let simmer for about 5 minutes or until cream is thickened to your desired thickness.
  5. Serve over rice or pasta or dip some crunchy Italian bread and enjoy!
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