Pan-Seared Salmon and Apple Salad
This quick and family-friendly, yet sophisticated dish features pan-seared salmon served over a bed of Golden Delicious apple slices, dried cranberries, greens and whole grain pasta. This recipe meets ChooseMyPlate meal recommendations.
Recipe developed in collaboration with Produce for Better Health Foundation and Borton Fruit.
Preparation Time: 30 minutes
To serve: Divide tossed salad on four plates. Remove skin from salmon and place on salad bed. Arrange apple slices around salmon. Drizzle each salad with dressing.
Meal/Photo: Serve with 8 oz non-fat milk.
1.5 Cup-Equivalents of Fruits and Vegetables per Recipe Serving
Recipe MyPlate Contributions
Recipe Nutrition Information per Serving:
Total Fat: 14g
Saturated Fat: 2.5g
% of Calories from Fat: 29%
% Calories from Sat Fat: 5%
Dietary Fiber: 7g
Each recipe serving provides: An excellent source of protein, fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin D, niacin, vitamin B6, folate, vitamin B 12, phosphorus and magnesium, and a good source of vitamin E, thiamin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid, potassium and iron.
Recipe cost: $17.47 for four, $4.37 per serving.
Golden Delicious apples 2
Field greens 1 8-oz package
Red onion 1 medium
Cranberries 1 small package
Apple juice 1 small bottle
Salmon filets 1 lb
Penne pasta, whole wheat 1 package