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Romaine Salad with Salmon

Romaine Salad with Salmon
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Ingredients 12
  • Servings 6
The year has just begun and it is a great time to think about dieting. But there's no need to give up on delicious meals. One great dish for this is a grilled salmon with a side of salad with almonds and dried cranberries. The sacrifice is definitely worth it!

Ingredients

For the Salmon:

  • 1 1/2 lbs skinless salmon filet
  • 1 teaspoon lemon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste

For the Salad:

  • 1/2 cup of olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons of balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon of Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon of brown sugar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 romaine lettuce
  • 1/4 cup of sliced almonds
  • 1/4 cup of dried cranberries

Directions

  • 1
    For the salmon: Preheat the grill or griddle to medium heat. Season the salmon with the lemon pepper, garlic powder, and salt/pepper.
  • 2
    Lightly sprinkle the grill with canola oil spray or butter. Place the salmon on the grill and cook for 6-8 minutes on each side or until the fish falls apart easily with a fork.
  • 3
    For the salad: In the meantime, mix or blend the ingredients to make the dressing: olive oil, balsamic vinegar, Dijon mustard, brown sugar, salt and pepper.
  • 4
    Wash and drain the lettuce well. Cut and add the almonds and cranberries. Serve on separate dishes and add dressing to taste. Serve with salmon.

  • You can replace the fresh salmon with canned or smoked salmon.
  • You can use romaine lettuce, spinach, or arugula.

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  • The year has just begun and it is a great time to think about dieting. But there's no need to give up on delicious meals. One great dish for this is a grilled salmon with a side of salad with almonds and dried cranberries. The sacrifice is definitely worth it!
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