Grilled Salmon with Creamy Pesto Sauce

A featured Wine Club recipe for Brutocao Cellars.
Grilled Salmon with Creamy Pesto Sauce


A simple, yet outstanding grilled salmon recipe from Brutocao Cellars. The delicate fish is then topped with creamy pesto sauce and served over asparagus. Pair with the 2010 Chardonnay.

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes


• 4 (4 ounce salmon fillets)
• 2 Tbs. olive oil
• 4 oz. Philadelphia cream cheese, cubed
• ¼ cup milk
• 2 Tbs. pesto
• 1 Tbs. finely chopped fresh parsley


Heat grill to medium heat. Brush both sides of fish with oil. Grill, skin-sides down, 10 min. or until fish flakes easily with fork.

Meanwhile, cook cream cheese and milk in saucepan on medium heat 2-3 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. Great with Fettuccini Alfredo and grilled asparagus spears.