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Salmon Salad with Glazed Walnuts Recipe
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Salmon Salad with Glazed Walnuts Recipe

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This main-dish salad was inspired by something I ate while on a trip. The glazed walnuts give it a little something special. I've also topped it with grilled chicken or portobello mushrooms when they're on hand. —Joanna Kobernik, Berkley, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 2 salmon fillets (4 ounces each)
  • 6 tablespoons reduced-fat balsamic vinaigrette, divided
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 cups spring mix salad greens
  • 1/4 cup glazed walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 374 calories, 25 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 64 mg cholesterol, 607 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 24 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 3 fat, 1/2 starch


  1. Brush salmon with 2 tablespoons vinaigrette; sprinkle with pepper. On a greased grill rack, cook salmon, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat 3-4 minutes on each side or just until fish begins to flake easily with a fork.
  2. In a bowl, toss salad greens with remaining vinaigrette. Divide between two plates; sprinkle with walnuts and cheese. Top with salmon. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Salmon Salad with Glazed Walnuts in Simple & Delicious August/September 2014

Light-Bodied White Wine

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

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