This quick and simple meal will tick all your nutrient boxes and keep you satisfied with a content nutrient-dense glow for hours.
Aside from omega 3, salmon is packed with nutrients (without excess calories), including bioavailable protein, vitamins B2, B3, B5, B6, B12, D, and E, copper, potassium, and selenium. The veggies provide vitamins A, C, and K1 and folate.
- Diet Quality Score = 93%
- Satiety Index Score = 89%
- Protein = 44%
- P:E ratio = 1.3
One serve provides 395 calories, 44 g of protein, 13 g of fat and 21 g of net carbs.
The Cronometer screengrab below shows this recipe’s nutrients provided by 2000 calories relative to the Optimal Nutrient Intakes.
- 1 leek, sliced
- 200 g (7 oz) Brussels Sprouts, quartered
- 1 lemon, sliced
- 2 fillets of salmon
- 2 teaspoons of dijon mustard
- A few springs of dill weed
- Salt & Pepper to taste
- Preheat oven to 180°C/360°F (bake).
- Place the leek, Brussels Sprouts and lemon slices in a baking tray, toss to combine and bake for 15 minutes.
- Remove the tray from the oven, and place the salmon fillet on the veggies.
- Spread a teaspoon of mustard on each fillet and sprinkle over the dill weed. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
- Return the tray to the oven and bake for a further 15 minutes.