Salmon with Almonds, Onions, and Toasted Bread Crumbs

Preparation info

  • Serves

    6

    • Difficulty

      Medium

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By Joyce Goldstein

Published 1992

  • About

People in the northern Italian province of Lombardy love to cook with onions, rendered until they’re sweet and tender. Bread crumbs are typical of a region that invented alia Milanese, the classic bread crumb crust. Combining them with toasted almonds adds extra crunch. Sage leaves appear in many traditional recipes; here I mixed them in with the onions, along with lemon zest, to brighten and lighten the mixture.

This dish is easy to prepare. As it can be assembled in a bakin