Salmon Gratin

Serves 2-4
Takes around 30 mins
  • Salmon pieces (boned & skinned)
  • 200g ricotta
  • 1/4 cup basil pesto
  • Huge bunch of baby spinach leaves OR silverbeet, leaves trimmed off stalk and roughly chopped up
  • Finely grated zest & juice of 1 lemon
  • Handful of pine nuts
  • 6 tomatoes (quartered) or 12 cherry tomatoes
  1. Preheat oven to 200oC.
  2. Place salmon in the base of an ovenproof dish.Season with freshly cracked pepper.
  3. Layer spinach over the salmon. Really pack it in as it will reduce down.
  4. Place ricotta, pesto, lemon zest & juice in a bowl & mix. Season with freshly cracked pepper. Spoon mixture over spinach.
  5. Arrange tomatoes on top and sprinkle with pine nuts & some more freshly cracked pepper.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown.

(Adapted from Next Magazine, Oct 2011)