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Layered Salmon Spinach Terrine

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Layered Salmon Spinach Terrine is a tasty appetizer. Layered Salmon Spinach Terrine gets its taste from salmon layered with eggs and spinach flavored with lemon juice and sour cream. Layered Salmon Spinach Terrine is inspired by many food joints across the world.
Ingredients
  Fresh spinach 1 Pound
  Green onions 6 , finely chopped
  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon, melted
  Lightly smoked salmon 1⁄2 Pound
  Finely crumbled french bread 2 Cup (32 tbs), lightly packed
  Whipping cream 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  White pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2
  Sole fillets 1 1⁄2 Pound (Otherwise Use Any Other Mild Flavored Lean White Fish)
  Cream sauce 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Remove stems from spinach; wash leaves thoroughly, and pat dry.
Finely chop leaves.
Saute spinach and green onions in butter 1 to 2 minutes or until vegetables are limp.
Set aside.
Carefully remove bones from salmon; set salmon aside.
Combine remaining ingredients except sole and Sour Cream Sauce; set mixture aside.
Cut sole into 2 inch pieces.
Position knife blade in food processor bowl; add half of sole, and top with cover.
Process 45 seconds or until smooth.
Add half of bread mixture to processor bowl; replace cover, and process 30 seconds or until mixture is smooth.
Spoon sole mixture into a large bowl.
Repeat with remaining half of same ingredients.
Stir sole mixtures together.
Spread 1 1/4 cups of pureed sole mixture in a buttered 9 x 5 x 3 inch loaf pan.
Smooth sole mixture layer with the back of a spoon.
Place salmon and 1 1/2 cups sole mix ture in bowl of food processor; process 30 seconds or just until mixture is smooth.
Carefully spread salmon mixture over pureed sole mixture; smooth with the back of a spoon.
Spread 1 1/4 cups sole mixture over second layer.
Combine spinach mixture and 2 cups pureed sole mixture; spread spinach mixture over third layer.
Smooth with the back of a spoon.
Cover loafpan with buttered wax paper cut just larger than the top of pan.
Fit aluminum foil over wax paper and top of pan, and crimp tightly to top of pan.
Carefully prick holes through foil and wax paper in several places to allow steam to escape.
Place loafpan in a 13 x 9 x 2 inch baking pan.
Fill baking pan with hot water to reach halfway up sides of loaf pan.
Bake at 350° for 1 hour and 15 minutes to 1 hour and 25 minutes or until terrine starts to rise above the rim of loafpan and top is firm and springy to the touch.
Remove wax paper and foil; allow terrine to cool.
When warm to the touch, pour off excess liquid.
Cool ter rine completely; cover and refrigerate at least 8 hours.
Invert terrine onto a platter; let stand at room temperature 30 minutes.
Slice with an electric knife.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Salmon

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