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Salmon Salad with Glazed Walnuts

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


2 servings

Updated: Sep. 22, 2022
This main-dish salad was inspired by something I ate while on a trip. The glazed walnuts give it something special. I've also topped it with grilled chicken or portobello mushrooms with amazing results. —Joanna Kobernik, Berkley, Michigan
Salmon Salad with Glazed Walnuts Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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


  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 just until fish begins to flake easily with a fork, 3-4 minutes on each side.
  2. In a bowl, toss salad greens with remaining vinaigrette. Divide between 2 plates; sprinkle with walnuts and cheese. Top with salmon.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 374 calories, 25g fat (5g saturated fat), 64mg cholesterol, 607mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 4g fiber), 24g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 3 fat, 1/2 starch.

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