If you're concerned about eating farmed salmon, there are a number of other fish that provide heart-healthy omega-3s.
February 18, 2010
1 of 8Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Cindy Barr
Roasted Wild Salmon and Dill
Roasted Wild Salmon and Dill Recipe The key to avoiding contamination issues with farmed salmon is to eat wild salmon. If wild salmon is not in season, you can buy it frozen. Just look on the label for "fish frozen at sea" or FAS.
2 of 8Randy Mayor
Herring and Apple Salad
Herring and Apple Salad Recipe This light version of herringsalat (herring salad) features kippered herring, Granny Smith apple, cucumber and fresh dill. For maximum flavor, you'll need to let it chill for about 4 hours.
3 of 8Becky Luigart-Stayner
Spaghetti with Anchovies and Breadcrumbs
Spaghetti with Anchovies and Breadcrumbs Recipe Anchovies are so much more than a topping for pizza-they're one of the key flavor ingredients in this easy pasta dish and a great source of heart-healthy fat. Canned anchovies are higher in sodium than most fresh fish, but you only need to use a few to get big flavor.
4 of 8Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross
Winter Greens, Asiago, and Anchovy Pizza
Winter Greens, Asiago, and Anchovy Pizza Recipe Instead of topping your pizza with "everything but anchovies", give these little fish a chance. They add a salty flavor to this pizza and provide, along with the greens, great benefits for your heart.
6 of 8Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Tiffany Vickers
Fennel-Sardine Spaghetti Recipe Sardines in spaghetti? Why not? They add a rich, savory flavor to the pasta, and balance nicely with the tomato sauce and fresh fennel.
7 of 8Becky Luigart-Stayner; Jan Gautro
Sesame-Crusted Tuna with Wasabi-Ponzu Sauce
Sesame-Crusted Tuna with Wasabi-Ponzu Sauce Recipe Tuna is not quite as high in omega-3 fats as salmon, but it's still a good source and a nice alternative when you're in the mood for a great piece of fish. Here, the tuna takes on an Asian flair with a coating of sesame seeds and a sauce of wasabi paste, soy sauce and fresh ginger.
8 of 8Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke, Jan Gautro
Mushroom and Bacon-Stuffed Trout
Mushroom and Bacon-Stuffed Trout Recipe Lake trout actually has a slightly higher omega-3 fat content than salmon, although both types of fish are considered excellent sources. This recipe called for whole trout to be stuffed with a savory breadcrumb, mushroom and bacon mixture.