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Salmon On a Bed of Lentils Recipe

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Submitted by work4fun

Makes 4 servings



Haven't made it yet, just entered for analysis .Ingredients 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon finely chopped shallots 2 teaspoons minced garlic 2 1/2 cups clam juice 1 cup green or brown lentils, rinsed 1 small onion, peeled and studded with a clove 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves 1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste Freshly ground pepper to taste 2 carrots, peeled and finely chopped 2 small white turnips, peeled and finely chopped 1 pound salmon fillet, skin removed, cut into 4 portions 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 1 lemon, quartered

Recipe Ingredients for Salmon on a Bed of Lentils

1 cup Green Lentils
0.67 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 tbsp chopped Shallots
2 tsp Garlic
745 grams Clam Juice
1 small Onions
1 tsp Cloves, Ground
0.5 tsp, leaves Thyme, Dried
1/4 tsp Sea Salt
2 medium Carrots
2 small Turnips
8 oz Copper River Sockeye - 3.5 oz
2 tbsp Parsley
1 medium raw Lemon

Recipe Directions for Salmon on a Bed of Lentils

  1. 1. Heat oil in a Dutch oven or deep sauté pan over medium heat. Add shallots and garlic and cook, stirring, until softened, about 30 seconds. Add juice, lentils, onion, thyme, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, until the lentils are tender, 25 minutes.

  2. 2. Add carrots and turnips; simmer until the vegetables are tender, about 10 minutes more. Remove the onion. Add more juice if necessary; the mixture should be slightly soupy. Taste and adjust seasonings. Lay salmon fillets on top, cover the pan and cook until the salmon is opaque in the center, 8 to 10 minutes.

  3. 3. Serve in shallow bowls, garnished with parsley and lemon wedges.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 390.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
310
Calories from Fat
79
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.8g
14%
Saturated Fat
1.0g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
35mg
12%
Sodium
756mg
31%
Potassium
850mg
24%
Total Carbohydrates
36.2g
12%
Dietary Fiber
9.3g
37%
Sugars
4.6g
Protein
24.6g
Vitamin A 110% Vitamin C 32%
Calcium 12% Iron 25%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
88% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • High in dietary fiber
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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