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Salmon and Spud Salad Recipe
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Salmon and Spud Salad Recipe

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I headed straight for the kitchen when I decided to pick up a healthier lifestyle. This salmon with veggies proves that smart choices can be simple and satisfying. —Matthew Teixeira, Milton, Ontario
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fingerling potatoes
  • 1/2 pound fresh green beans
  • 1/2 pound fresh asparagus
  • 4 salmon fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1/3 cup red wine vinaigrette, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 cups fresh arugula or baby spinach
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh chives

Nutritional Facts

1 salmon fillet with 2 cups salad: 480 calories, 23g fat (4g saturated fat), 85mg cholesterol, 642mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 6g fiber), 34g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1-1/2 starch, 1-1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. Cut potatoes lengthwise in half. Trim and cut green beans and asparagus into 2-in. pieces. Place potatoes in a 6-qt. stockpot; add water to cover. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook, uncovered, 10-15 minutes or until tender, adding green beans and asparagus during the last 4 minutes of cooking. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, brush salmon with 1 tablespoon vinaigrette; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Place fish on oiled grill rack, skin side down. Grill, covered, over medium-high heat or broil 4 in. from heat 6-8 minutes or until fish just begins to flake easily with a fork.
  3. In a large bowl, combine potato mixture, arugula, tomatoes and chives. Drizzle with remaining vinaigrette; toss to coat. Serve with salmon. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Salmon and Spud Salad in Simple & Delicious June/July 2015

Light-Bodied White Wine

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


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grandmascooking22 User ID: 5357761 264222
Reviewed Apr. 2, 2017

"Loved the combination of salmon and asparagus..very good flavors! The dish was easy to make and very attractive when served!"

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tsuop User ID: 6274346 249492
Reviewed Jun. 16, 2016

"I only made 1/2 of the recipe for 2 of us. Since I'm not fond of Asparagus, I used all green beans, kept the tomatoes whole, did everything on the grill and basted w/ the vinaigrette . Yum!! P.S. Make sure the salmon is wild caught!!!"

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