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Mediterranean Salmon

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.

Health APRIL 2004

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet and 1/2 cup vegetable mixture)
  • Cook time:22 Minutes
  • Prep time:8 Minutes

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

Preparation

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.

Note:

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 339
  • Fat: 18g
  • Saturated fat: 4g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 9g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 4g
  • Protein: 37g
  • Carbohydrate: 5g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 87mg
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Sodium: 424mg
  • Calcium: 43mg
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