Healthy Recipes:Lemon Dijon Salmon

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Easy Summer Salmon 

Forget the frozen dinners and microwave quick fixes. Whip up this nutritious meal in less than 20 minutes! Featuring versatile salmon, this dish contains heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids, which may reduce the risk of heart disease and certain cancers. The Dijon mustard adds intense flavor without fat and the dill is a fresh complement to the entire dish. 


Lemon Dijon Salmon


2 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
1 Tbsp. plus 1 tsp. olive oil, divided
1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1/4 tsp. salt 4 (4-oz) salmon fillets
1 Tbsp. chopped fresh dill
Lemon slices as garnish

Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

Whisk mustard, 1 tablespoon olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper together in a small bowl. Set aside.

Place salmon fillets on baking sheet lined with aluminum foil, brushed lightly with 1 teaspoon olive oil. Spread mustard mixture evenly over topside of each salmon fillet.

Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until fish flakes with a fork. Sprinkle evenly with dill and garnish with lemon slices.

Makes 4 servings.

Per serving: 220 calories, 15 g total fat (3 g saturated fat), 0 g carbohydrate,
19 g protein, 0 g dietary fiber, 375 mg sodium.

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