Roast Salmon and Herb Sauce

Tri-City HeraldDecember 29, 2013 


Roasting yields buttery salmon, top with an herb sauce that takes only minutes in a food processor. Complete the meal with braised asparagus.


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2 (6-ounce) wild salmon fillets
Olive oil spray
Salt and freshly ground pepper
1 packed cup arugula
1/4 cup plain, fat-free Greek-style yogurt
2 teaspoons fresh lemon or lime juice
1 tablespoon mayonnaise
1 medium tomato, sliced
1/2 whole-wheat baguette Directions

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with foil. Place salmon on the sheet and spray both sides of the fillet with olive oil spray. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste. Roast in oven 15 minutes. Remove from oven and divide between 2 dinner plates.

Meanwhile, remove any large stems from arugula and place in a food processor. Add yogurt, lemon juice and mayonnaise. Process until smooth, scraping the bowl down a few times. Add salt and pepper to taste. Spoon over roasted salmon. Place sliced tomatoes on the side. Serve with sliced baguette. Makes 2 servings. Per serving: 499 calories (35 percent from fat), 19.5 g fat (3.6 g saturated, 7.0 g monounsaturated), 81 mg cholesterol, 43.9 g protein, 36.0 g carbohydrates, 3.3 g fiber, 415 mg sodium.

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