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Grilled Salmon with Creamy Pesto Sauce

 Grilled Salmon with Creamy Pesto Sauce
Recipe provided by Philadelphia® Cream Cheese
4 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Total: 20 min


  • 4 salmon fillets (1 lb.)
  • 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 4 ounces (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA® Cream Cheese, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons pesto
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh parsley


  • HEAT grill to medium heat.
  • BRUSH both sides of fish with oil; sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Grill, skin-sides down, 10 min. or until fish flakes easily with
  • fork.
  • MEANWHILE, cook cream cheese and milk in saucepan on medium heat 2 to
  • 3 min. or until cream cheese is completely melted and sauce is well
  • blended, stirring constantly. Stir in pesto.
  • SERVE fish topped with sauce and parsley. Yield: 4 servings.
SERVING SUGGESTION: Round out the meal with hot cooked rice and steamed vegetables. For added flavor, drizzle fish lightly with fresh lemon juice before serving.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 350 calories, 27 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 95 mg cholesterol, 400 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 24 g protein.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.