Saturday, February 6, 2016

[Healthy_Recipes_For_Diabetic_Friends] Healthified Salmon with Spring Veggies - 3g Carbs, 1g Fiber


Healthified Salmon with Spring Veggies - 3g Carbs, 1g Fiber

From: General Mills
Grilled salmon laden with vegetables and flavored with lemon and pepper is ready in 25 minutes.
Servings: 4

2 Tbsp margarine or butter, softened
2 Tbsp basil, fresh OR basil, dried 1/2 tsp
1 tsp lemon peel grated
8 oz asparagus fresh spears
1 medium pepper, bell, any color cut into 1/4 inch strips
2 tsp olive oil OR vegetable oil
1/2 tsp pepper blend, black and red
1/2 tsp lemon-pepper seasoning
1/2 tsp garlic salt
1 whole fish, salmon fillet OR other medium-firm fish fillet, 3/4 to 1" thick (1lb)

1.  Heat closed medium-size contact grill for 5 minutes. Position drip tray to catch drippings. In small bowl, mix butter, basil and lemon peel; set aside until serving time.
2.  Toss asparagus spears and bell pepper with 1 teaspoon of the oil and 1/4 teaspoon each of the pepper blend, lemon-pepper seasoning salt and garlic salt. When grill is heated, place vegetables crosswise on grill. Close grill; cook 4 to 6 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Remove from grill; cover to keep warm.
3.  Cut salmon into 4 serving pieces. Brush with remaining 1 teaspoon oil; sprinkle with remaining 1/4 teaspoon each of the seasonings. Place salmon, skin side down, on grill. Close grill; cook 4 to 5 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork.
4.  Serve salmon and vegetables with butter mixture.  

Servings: 4
Nutrition per Serving: 230 Calories, 14g Fat, 2.5g Saturated Fat, 65mg Cholesterol, 270mg Sodium,  23g Protein,  3g Carbs, 1g Fiber


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