If you’re not eating salmon on a regular basis, you are missing out. It is by far the easiest, fastest go-to meal that we always have on hand. I buy the Atlantic frozen salmon fillets at Costco and there are so many different way to prepare it you’ll never get bored with salmon for dinner.
Did you know that a 4 ounce serving of salmon gives you your daily dose of Vitamin D? This is especially important for us folks that live in the dark Northwest. 🙂
If I haven’t convinced you yet, it’s also really filling and low in calories.
If you’re looking for some salmon ideas, try these:
Almond Encrusted Salmon
Salmon with Brown Sugar Glaze
Lemon Pepper Salmon
Last night I did something a little different, kind of a play on the typical Lemon Pepper Salmon.
I picked up some Dill on my way home from brunch and sliced up the last lemon.
I sprinkled some lemon pepper seasoning on the fish, added the dill and some fresh ground pepper. Then I topped the salmon with slices of lemon.
I loosely wrapped the fish in foil. In Michael’s foil I tossed in some sliced mushrooms. I baked the fish at 350 degrees for about 18-20 minutes. I made us salads while it baked.
I used light raspberry walnut dressing on my salad.
The salmon was perfect. The fresh lemon and the dill make a huge difference in the flavors. Now that I’ve prepared it this way I’d probably never go back to just using the lemon pepper seasoning.
Michael said the mushrooms were a little strange with the lemon. He said it would be better with just butter but I wouldn’t know either way because I don’t eat mushrooms. He said the salmon was wonderful though. So the recipe was a win.
I would most definitely make this again. I estimate the salmon to be about 300 calories. The salad was 100 or so (mostly because of the dressing). The perfect dinner for less than 500 calories!
QUESTION: What is your favorite way to use Dill?