Baked Herb Salmon

Baked Herb Salmon

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

This salmon recipe is simple—just top the fillet with fresh herbs, salt, pepper, and lemon slices and bake for 20 minutes. Serve alongside a rice pilaf and roasted or sautéed vegetables for a complete meal.

Ingredients 8 servings

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  • 1 (2 pound) fresh or frozen salmon fillet (see Tip)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme or 1 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
  • ½ teaspoon ground pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 lemon, cut into ⅛-inch slices and seeded

Preparation

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  1. Thaw salmon, if frozen. Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a large baking sheet with foil. Place salmon, skin side down, on foil-lined baking sheet. Sprinkle salmon with chives, thyme, pepper, and salt. Top with lemon slices.
  2. Cover salmon with foil. Bake 20 minutes. Uncover and bake 20 to 25 minutes more or until salmon flakes easily when tested with a fork. Serve immediately.
  • Tip: Be sure all bones are removed from the salmon fillet before baking.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 3 ounces
  • Per serving: 184 calories; 11 g fat(2 g sat); 1 g fiber; 2 g carbohydrates; 20 g protein; 26 mcg folate; 58 mg cholesterol; 0 g sugars; 80 IU vitamin A; 14 mg vitamin C; 22 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 132 mg sodium; 383 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (23% daily value)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 0
  • Exchanges: 3 lean protein

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