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Mediterranean Salmon With White Beans

Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 10 mins
Yield Makes 4 servings
Any fish fillet may be substituted in this mediterranean salmon dish with white beans. However, the salmon is packed with heart-healthy omega-3 fats and has great flavor.

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 (15-oz.) can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup chopped pitted kalamata olives
  • 1 cup halved grape tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 4 (6-oz.) salmon fillets
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • Garnish: fresh parsley sprigs

Nutrition Information

  • calories 375
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 16.4 g
  • satfat 2.4 g
  • monofat 7.4 g
  • polyfat 5.2 g
  • protein 37.8 g
  • carbohydrate 17.3 g
  • fiber 4.8 g
  • cholesterol 94 mg
  • iron 3.4 mg
  • sodium 683 mg
  • calcium 74 mg

How to Make It

  1. Sauté onion in 1 Tbsp. hot oil in a saucepan over medium heat 2 minutes or until slightly softened. Add beans, olives, and tomatoes; cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Remove from heat, and stir in basil.

  2. Sprinkle salmon fillets evenly with salt and pepper. Cook salmon in a large nonstick skillet in remaining 1 Tbsp. hot oil over medium-high heat 3 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily. Spoon bean mixture evenly over salmon fillets, and serve immediately. Garnish, if desired.