Salmon Filets with Broccoli Florets

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Ingredients: 
  • 4 5–oz. skinless salmon fillets, ¾–in. thick
  • 1 Tbsp. Italian salad dressing
  • 4 c. large broccoli florets
  • ½ lemon, sliced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 scallions, sliced

Salmon Filets with Broccoli Florets

Besides being delicious, this recipe offers a boost of heart and brain health—and then some!

This easy dinner delivers a healthy one-two-three punch. The salmon supplies brain-friendly and heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids. And thanks to the lemon and broccoli, it’s chock-full of vitamins and minerals, including 120 percent of your daily-recommended intake of vitamin C.

Nutritional Information Per Serving: 
  • 234 calories
  • 10.2 g total fat
  • 30.2 g protein
  • 6.1 g carbohydrates
  • 77 mg cholesterol
  • 142 mg sodium
  • 0.8 g dietary fiber
Directions: 

Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. Coat a 2– to 3–qt. baking dish with nonstick spray.

Arrange the salmon in the prepared baking dish, then brush with the salad dressing.

Arrange the broccoli and lemon around the salmon, then sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Cover with foil and bake until the broccoli is crisp-tender, and the salmon is cooked through, 25 to 30 minutes. Sprinkle the scallions on top and serve.

Makes 4 servings.