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Salmon and Fresh Vegetables with a Creamy White Wine Sauce

By: Bella Bucchiotti
This salmon and fresh vegetables with creamy white wine sauce is perfect for spring and summer dining. Learn how to make salmon for dinner with this easy salmon recipe. This cream sauce for salmon is tasty making this a salmon and vegetable recipe you make on repeat.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4


Salmon and veggies

  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 Bunch asparagus, cut into 2inch pieces
  • 2 Cups peas, sweet , fresh or frozen
  • 1 Tbsp. garlic, minced
  • 6 Ounces salmon, cut into 4 peices
  • 1/2 Tsp. salt
  • 1/2 Tsp. pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. butter

White Wine Cream Sauce

  • 1/2 Cup white wine, dry
  • 1/2 Cup chicken broth
  • 2 Tsp. cornstarch
  • 3 Tbsp. lemon juice, fresh
  • 1 Zest lemon, from whole lemon
  • 3/4 Tsp. thyme
  • 3/4 Cup heavy cream
  • 1/3 Cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 Tbsp.  parsley
  • 1 green onion, sliced


Salmon and Veggies

  • In a large skillet, heat the olive oil.  Salt and pepper the salmon and place top side down on the hot pan.
  • Cook for 2 minutes or slightly browned, then flip over (skin side down). 
  • Cook for an additional 3 to 4minutes. Remove the fish and keep in a warm place.
  • Melt the butter in the skillet. Cook the asparagus for 3 minutes, then add the peas and continue to cook for an additional 5 minutes, add the garlic the last minute.  Remove the vegetables from the pan and keep them warm.

White Wine Cream Sauce

  • Add the white wine to the pan. 
  • In a small dish, stir the corn starch into the chicken broth and pour into the pan with the white wine.  Add the fresh lemon juice and thyme, then whisk till thickened.
  • Add the cream and heat through, then add the parmesan and melt.
  • Add the salmon and veggies back into the pan, sprinkle with green onion, parsley and lemon zest.


Calories: 414kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 91mg | Sodium: 534mg | Potassium: 778mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 2545IU | Vitamin C: 50mg | Calcium: 212mg | Iron: 5mg
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