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
- 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%