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lemony gorgonzola salmon

Lemony Gorgonzola Salmon

5 from 1 review

  • Author: Sharilyn
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 filets 1x


Lemony Gorgonzola Salmon has to be one of my favorite salmon dishes of all time. The cheese, spices, and lemon bring in layers of flavor.



1.5 lbs salmon filets, with skin on

2 lemons

2.5 oz gorgonzola cheese

2 cups spinach

1 teaspoon dried lemon peel (or lemon zest)

1 teaspoon dried garlic (granulated or minced)

3/4 teaspoon dried oregano

1/2 teaspoon paprika

1 tablespoon butter

1 tablespoon olive oil

salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Season salmon with dried seasonings, coat all surfaces. Heat olive oil and butter in an oven-safe pan. Place salmon in the pan, squeeze juice from 2 lemons over fish. Cook salmon for 2-3 minutes skin side down or until bottom portion of salmon is cooked. Remove partially cooked salmon from pan.
  2. Wilt spinach in the pan. tossing in remaining liquids. Return salmon to pan, crumble gorgonzola cheese on top. Bake for 10 minutes or until salmon is fully cooked.
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Broiled
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 4 oz
  • Calories: 438
  • Sugar: 3.2 g
  • Fat: 24.9 g
  • Carbohydrates: 10.8 g
  • Protein: 46.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 126.1 mg

Keywords: gorgonzola salmon