Sophisticated Salmon Dinner
Round out the meal with fruit and a quick spinach and orzo pilaf, and you'll be ready to eat in less than 40 minutes. (Serves 4) Grilled Salmon with Apricot-Mustard Glaze
Grilled Salmon with Apricot-Mustard Glaze
• Parmesan-spinach orzo pilaf Prepare 8 ounces orzo (rice-shaped pasta) according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Add 3 ounces fresh baby spinach and 1 1/2 teaspoons bottled minced garlic; stir well to combine. Cover and let stand 4 minutes, stirring twice to slightly wilt spinach. Add 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt and 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper. Just before serving, stir in 1/4 cup grated fresh Parmesan cheese.
• Pineapple chunks with chopped fresh mint
Total time: 38 minutes
1. Season salmon filets.
2. While salmon refrigerates:
• Prepare glaze.
3. While glaze simmers:
• Boil water for orzo.
• Grate cheese for orzo.
4. While salmon grills:
• Cook orzo.
5. Combine orzo and remaining pilaf ingredients.