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Salmon in Phyllo with Shitake Mushrooms & Toasted Pecan Basil Pesto Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Steve Nelson
Added: Sunday, July 24, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
7 - 8 oz. Salmon fillets
2 oz. Shitake Mushrooms
1 oz. Pesto (see below)
1 Pkg. Phyllo dough, room temp.
2 sticks unsalted butter, melted.

FOR THE PESTO

2 oz. Pecans, toasted
1 oz. fresh basil
1 C Colovito Olive Oil (it does make a difference)
2 Cloves garlic, minced
1/4 tsp. salt
3 ~ 4 turns of pepper mill pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Prepare Pesto

Place all pesto ingredients in a food processor or blender and puree until smooth. Set aside.

Slit each salmon fillet on the Remove any bones. Set aside.

Remove stems from mushrooms and cut caps into thin slices.
Sauté over high heat in olive oil for 2 ~ 3 minutes, set aside to cool.
Cut phyllo dough into 2" x 5" sheets.
Layer each sheet, buttering each until you have made 5 layers.
Place salmon fillet onto phyllo.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Place mushrooms on top and spoon pesto over mushrooms.
Wrap phyllo tightly around fish and set aside.
(You may refrigerate at this point. Bring to room temp. before next step)
Bake in a 350 ~ 400 oven until phyllo is golden brown.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
7

 

 

 

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