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Monday, November 07 2011
To prepare this main dish recipe, a pocket is cut all the way through the fish that encases semi-soft garlic and herb cheese.

Prep Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 34 mins
Servings: Makes 6 servings.

6 6-oz. fresh or frozen skinless salmon fillets1 lemon1 5.2-oz. container semisoft cheese with garlic and herbs Sea salt or salt 1 cup soft bread crumbs (about 1-1/2 slices) 1/3 cup freshly shredded Parmesan cheese (1-1/2 oz.) 1/4 cup butter, melted2 Tbsp. pine nuts, toasted
1 Thaw fish, if frozen. Rinse fish; pat dry. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Finely shred enough peel from lemon to make 2 teaspoons; cut lemon in wedges and set aside. In small bowl combine semisoft cheese and lemon peel. In top of each fillet, from about 1/2 inch from one edge, cut a pocket taking care not to cut all the way through the fish. (If fillet is thin, cut into the fish at an angle.) Spoon cheese mixture into pockets. Season fish with salt. Place in shallow baking pan. Set aside.
2 In small bowl combine bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, butter, and pine nuts; sprinkle over fillets, pressing lightly. Bake, uncovered, about 14 minutes or until salmon flakes when tested with a fork. Serve with lemon wedges. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts
Calories 537, Total Fat 40 g, Saturated Fat 17 g, Monounsaturated Fat 10 g, Polyunsaturated Fat 8 g, Cholesterol 125 mg, Sodium 561 mg, Carbohydrate 7 g, Total Sugar 1 g, Fiber 1 g, Protein 38 g. Daily Values: Vitamin C 34%, Calcium 10%, Iron 7%.
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet 
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