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Publix Kitchen: Salmon in Puff Pastry

with Asparagus and Lemon Sauce

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Watch for the Publix Kitchen segments on River City Live as they make these tasty recipes. 

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COOKING SEQUENCE
•    Prepare salmon and begin to bake (20 minutes)
•    Prepare asparagus and complete salmon; serve (30 minutes)

SALMON IN PUFF PASTRY
Ingredients

1 (17.30-oz) package frozen puff pastry sheets, thawed
Nonstick aluminum foil
Flour (for dusting)
4 salmon fillets (11/2 lb)
2 teaspoons seafood seasoning
8 tablespoons Deli spinach dip, divided
2 oz aged Deli white cheddar cheese, shredded and divided
2 tablespoons garlic-herb butter

Prep
•    Set puff pastry out to thaw.

Steps
1.    Preheat oven to 400°F. Line baking sheet with foil. Coat work surface with flour. Roll out pastry sheets, using a rolling pin, into 20- x 24-inch sheets; cut each sheet in half.
2.    Coat salmon with seafood seasoning. Shred cheese. Spread 2 tablespoons spinach dip over each salmon fillet, then evenly sprinkle with cheese.
3.    Place 1 salmon fillet in the middle of each pastry sheet spinach dip-side down; fold pastry carefully over salmon, then place seam-side down on baking sheet.
4.    Brush melted butter evenly over pastries; bake 25-30 minutes or until pastries are golden and salmon is 145°F. Let stand 5 minutes to cool before serving.

ASPARAGUS AND LEMON SAUCE
Ingredients 
1 lb fresh asparagus, trimmed
3 oz Deli aged white cheddar cheese, shredded
1 lemon, for zest/juice
2 tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise
1/4 teaspoon pepper

Steps
1.    Preheat oven to 400°F. Trim asparagus and remove tough root end. Shred cheese. Zest lemon (1/2 teaspoon); squeeze for juice (1 teaspoon).
2.    Whisk zest/juice, mayonnaise, and pepper; toss asparagus with mayonnaise mixture, then add cheese and toss again until blended. Transfer asparagus to 9-inch baking dish; bake 12-15 minutes or until cheese has melted and vegetables are tender. Serve.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION
CALORIES (per 1 serving each recipe) 1080kcal; FAT 72.00g; SAT FAT 23.00g; TRANS FAT 0.00g; CHOL 165mg; SODIUM 1480mg; CARB 47g; FIBER 1.00g; SUGARS 4g; PROTEIN 59g; CALC 30%; VITA 0%; VIT C 0%; IRON 36%
Salmon in Puff Pastry
CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 970kcal; FAT 64.00g; SAT FAT 19.00g; TRANS FAT0.00g; CHOL 145mg; SODIUM 1280mg; CARB 44g; FIBER 0.00g; SUGARS 3g; PROTEIN 52g; CALC 15%; VITA 0%; VIT C 0%; IRON 30%

Asparagus and Lemon Sauce
CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 110kcal; FAT 8.00g; SAT FAT 4.00g; TRANS FAT0.00g; CHOL20mg; SODIUM 200mg; CARB 3g; FIBER 1.00g; SUGARS 1g; PROTEIN 7g; CALC 15%; VITA 0%; VIT C 0%; IRON 6%