Quick Prep and Omega-3
If you’re looking for a quick, nutritious and flavorful dinner tonight,
you’ve come to the right place. Requiring only a handful of ingredients
and taking less than 20 minutes to prepare, this lemon Dijon salmon is
the perfect alternative to quick-fix frozen dinners. Although higher in
fat than most other fish, salmon provides healthy omega-3 fat, which,
according to researchers, may play a role in reducing risk for heart
disease, dementia, diabetes, even cancer.
Lemon Dijon Salmon
2 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
1 Tbsp. plus 1 tsp. olive oil, divided
1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
4 (4 oz.) salmon fillets
1 Tbsp. chopped fresh dill
Lemon slices as garnish
Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
Whisk mustard, 1 tablespoon olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper together in a small bowl. Set aside.
salmon fillets on baking sheet lined with aluminum foil, brushed
lightly with 1 teaspoon olive oil. Spread mustard mixture evenly over
topside of each salmon fillet.
Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until fish flakes with a fork. Sprinkle evenly with dill and garnish with lemon slices.
Makes 4 servings.
Per serving: 260 calories, 17 g total fat (3 g saturated fat), 1 g carbohydrate,
23 g protein, 0 g dietary fiber, 390 mg sodium.