CookingLight diet CookingLight diet
Photo: Colin Price
Active Time
15 Mins
Total Time
15 Mins
Serves 1 (serving size: 1 1/2 cups salad and 1 fillet)

The American Heart Association recommends eating salmon or other fatty fish twice a week to reap the cardiovascular benefits that the omega-3 fatty acids in fatty fish provide. In addition, salmon is a great source of high-quality protein, vitamin B12, and the essential minerals phosphorus and selenium. Look for wild salmon, which has 5 to 10 times fewer contaminants and persistent organic pollutants (POPs) than farm-raised. Instead of tomatoes, we turn to grapes to add a naturally tart-sweet pop of flavor to brighten the salad.

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 425°F.

Step 2

Place salmon on a foil-lined baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Rub evenly with oil, salt, and pepper. Bake at 425°F for 10 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.

Step 3

While fish cooks, combine kale, quinoa, All-Purpose Citrus Dressing, and grapes in a bowl; toss to combine. Let stand 5 minutes. Top with salmon.

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