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Balsamic-Salmon Spinach Salad Recipe

Balsamic-Salmon Spinach Salad Recipe

This Balsamic-Salmon Spinach Salad is really healthy and a cinch to make after a hard day of work. —karen1969, Tasteofhome.com Community
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 salmon fillet (6 ounces)
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat balsamic vinaigrette, divided
  • 3 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 1/4 cup cubed avocado
  • 1 tablespoon chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 1 tablespoon sunflower kernels, toasted
  • 1 tablespoon dried cranberries

Directions

  • 1. Drizzle salmon with 1 tablespoon vinaigrette. Place on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Broil 3-4 in. from the heat for 10-15 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Cut salmon into two pieces.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, toss spinach with remaining vinaigrette. Divide between two plates. Top each with half of the salmon, avocado, walnuts, sunflower kernels and cranberries. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 283 calories, 19 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 50 mg cholesterol, 219 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 21 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 medium-fat meat, 2 fat, 1 vegetable.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.