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Mediterranean Salmon

Leigh Beisch
Prep time 8 mins
Cook time 22 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet and 1/2 cup vegetable mixture)
Salmon is quick-cooking and full of omega-3 fatty acids. This Mediterranean recipe adds so much flavor to the fish with olives, capers, zucchini and tomatoes.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 (6-ounce) skinless salmon fillets (about 1 inch thick)
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped zucchini
  • 2 tablespoons capers, undrained
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 (2 1/4-ounce) can sliced ripe olives, drained

Nutrition Information

  • calories 339
  • fat 18 g
  • satfat 4 g
  • monofat 9 g
  • polyfat 4 g
  • protein 37 g
  • carbohydrate 5 g
  • fiber 2 g
  • cholesterol 87 mg
  • iron 2 mg
  • sodium 424 mg
  • calcium 43 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 425°.

  2. Sprinkle salt and pepper over both sides of fish. Place fish in a single layer in an 11- x 7-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Combine tomatoes and remaining ingredients in a bowl; spoon mixture over fish. Bake at 425° for 22 minutes.

Cook's Notes

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