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Garlic Roasted Salmon & Brussels Sprouts

November/December 2011

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Roasting salmon on top of Brussels sprouts and garlic, flavored with wine and fresh oregano, is a meal that is simple enough for a weeknight meal yet sophisticated enough to serve to company. Serve with whole-wheat couscous.


Garlic Roasted Salmon & Brussels Sprouts Recipe

Makes: 6 servings

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Ingredients

  • 14 large cloves garlic, divided
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh oregano, divided
  • 1 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper, divided
  • 6 cups Brussels sprouts, trimmed and sliced
  • 3/4 cup white wine, preferably Chardonnay
  • 2 pounds wild-caught salmon fillet, skinned, cut into 6 portions
  • Lemon wedges

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. Mince 2 garlic cloves and combine in a small bowl with oil, 1 tablespoon oregano, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Halve the remaining garlic and toss with Brussels sprouts and 3 tablespoons of the seasoned oil in a large roasting pan. Roast, stirring once, for 15 minutes.
  3. Add wine to the remaining oil mixture. Remove the pan from oven, stir the vegetables and place salmon on top. Drizzle with the wine mixture. Sprinkle with the remaining 1 tablespoon oregano and 1/2 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Bake until the salmon is just cooked through, 5 to 10 minutes more. Serve with lemon wedges.

Nutrition

Per serving: 334 calories; 15 g fat (3 g sat, 9 g mono); 71 mg cholesterol; 10 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 33 g protein; 3 g fiber; 485 mg sodium; 921 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (107% daily value), Potassium (27% dv), Vitamin A (20% dv), Folate (19% dv), Magnesium (17% dv)

Carbohydrate Servings: 1/2

Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 4 lean meat, 2 fat


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Main Ingredient
Fish
Preparation/ Technique
Roast
Meal/Course
Dinner

Season
Fall
Winter
Ethnic/Regional
American
Ease of Preparation
Easy
Total Time
45 minutes or less
Servings
6
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