Salmon, asparagus, spinach and mushroom
This simple salmon and veggies recipe from Bev Postma packs a hefty nutritional punch. Salmon is a feature of many of the most nutrient-dense recipes, providing a solid amount of omega 3, phosphorus, potassium, copper, choline and amino acids. The asparagus, spinach and mushrooms balance out the vitamin and mineral profile.
One serving provides 398 calories, 55 g of protein, 17 g of fat and 3 g of net carbs.
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- Slice the mushrooms to the desired size with a knife.
- Heat butter over medium-high heat in a saute pan.
- Add the mushrooms and cook for 2-4 minutes.
- add spinach at intervals in this pan.
- Stir until the spinach has wilted.
- Once the spinach has wilted, turn off the heat and remove the spinach.
- In a separate saute pan, add asparagus and turn to medium heat.
- Pour water to cover only the bottom of the pan.
- Leave asparagus to steam.
- Check after 5 minutes if asparagus is tender by piercing the asparagus with a knife.
- Once asparagus is tender, turn off the heat and remove from pan.
- In another fry-pan, heat over medium-high heat and add butter.
- When hot, put the fish in the fry-pan skin side facing the bottom of the pan.
- Leave salmon to cook for 2-3 minutes, when there is a ¾ colour change in the salmon fillet side, turn and cook for another 30 seconds.
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