Braised Salmon with Leeks and Dill


Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes


4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet and 1/2 cup leek mixture)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 259
Caloriesfromfat 35 %
Fat 10 g
Satfat 1.5 g
Monofat 3.7 g
Polyfat 3.7 g
Protein 28.1 g
Carbohydrate 13.8 g
Fiber 1.7 g
Cholesterol 73 mg
Iron 2.9 mg
Sodium 227 mg
Calcium 68 mg


1 teaspoon olive oil
2 1/2 cups chopped leek
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped tomato
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1/2 cup dry white wine
4 (6-ounce) skinned salmon fillets (about 1 inch thick)
1/2 teaspoon dried or 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh dill


Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add leek; sauté 3 minutes. Add garlic; sauté 2 minutes. Add tomato, salt, and pepper; sauté 2 minutes. Add wine and salmon; sprinkle with dill, and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 8 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Serve with roasted potatoes.

September 1996
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