SALMON WITH AVOCADO & TROPICAL SALSA-BORDER

Salmon with Avocado & Tropical Salsa

This meal is lean and mean!  Helps you feel wonderful from the inside out!  The salmon, as with most fish, contains large amounts of Omega 3 fatty acids, which enhance the nervous system and boost circulation, giving you a healthy glow!

Power Food:  Salmon

Prep Time: 5 min. | Cook Time: 20 min. | Total Time:  25 min. | Serves: 4 | Serving Size: 1

Free From:  Gluten, Dairy, Soy

Ingredients:

  • 2 lbs. salmon, cut into 4 pieces
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. of each: sea salt, ground coriander, cumin, onion powder, and black pepper
  • ½-1 tsp. paprika powder
  • 1 tsp. onion powder

Avocado Salsa:

  • 1/2 cup each papaya, kiwi, yellow &  red peppers, red onion
  • 1/4 cup cilantro
  • Juice from 2 limes
  • 3 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil (EVOO)
  • 2 Tbsp. pesto (dairy & gluten-free)
  • sea salt, to taste
  • 1 avocado, peeled, seeded and sliced

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°
  2. Make the rub by placing coriander, cumin, onion powder, black pepper and paprika ( to taste, the more the spicier!) Mix well and set aside.
  3. Place the salmon fillets on a baking sheet, drizzle with EVOO and then season with the rub, massaging into the salmon well. ( For a less spicy version omit the paprika) Bake for 20 minutes or until tender and flaky.
  4. For the salsa: Combine the papaya, kiwi, yellow & green peppers, red onion, cilantro, lime juice, olive oil, pesto and sea salt in a bowl and mix well. Chill until ready to use.
  5. Serve the salmon topped with the avocado slices and top with salsa

 

Nutritional Facts: Calories 439 | Total Fat 39.4 g | Saturated Fat 6.5 g | Monounsaturated Fat 20.9 g | Polyunsaturated Fat 9 g | Cholesterol 110 mg | Sodium 240 mg | Total Carbohydrate 21.4 g | Natural Sugar 8 g | Dietary Fiber 7.9 g | Protein 5 8.6 g | *Vitamin B6 256% | *Vitamin B3 148%  |*Selenium 23.3% |

 *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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