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Salmon Salad

Salmon Salad with Pears and Walnuts

This salmon salad with pears and walnuts is a nutritious, filling dinner that's rich in omega-3s!
Servings 4 servings
Calories 472kcal
Author Snacking in Sneakers


  • 1 pound salmon
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper
  • 8 cups baby spinach
  • 2 yellow bell peppers, chopped
  • 2 pears, sliced
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • Creamy citrus dressing (optional)


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Put salmon on tinfoil and drizzle with olive oil and lemon juice. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Create a pouch with the tinfoil and place salmon in the oven. Bake for approximately 20-30 minutes, or until fish is cooked through and flakes easily.
  • Meanwhile, prepare plates with baby spinach and top with chopped bell peppers, sliced pears, dried cranberries (1/4 cup per plate) and chopped walnuts (1/8 cup per plate).
  • Top salad with salmon fillet. Add creamy citrus dressing or another dressing of your choice.


Nutrition analysis (approximate without any dressing):
472 calories, 21 g fat, 50 g carbohydrate, 8 g fiber, 28 g protein; Vitamin A: 118%, Vitamin C: 332%, Calcium: 11%, Iron: 21%


Calories: 472kcal