Maple Dijon Salmon

Maple Dijon Salmon with Greens

Don’t leave your gastrointestinal health up to salmon else! Instead, take control of your eating habits with this quick, easy meal with health benefits. Salmon is brain-boosting, heart-healthy, and IBS-improving—all thanks to its omega-3 content! Specifically, this mighty nutrient may help decrease the severity of IBS symptoms, helping people live their best life. Bonus, the healthy fat content in salmon helps improve mealtime and overall feeling of fullness. This dish gets paired with mixed greens to add feel-good fiber and color-filled nutrients. But, for added balance, include a gut-friendly grain such as brown rice or quinoa. Talk about a must-have meal!

Makes: 4 servings
Serving Size: 1 filet + 1 ¼ cup greens
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients for maple dijon salmon with greens

  • 1lb fresh salmon fillet
  • ¼ tbsp coarse ground mustard
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 6 cups mixed greens
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • Salt to taste
  • Ground black pepper to taste
  • ½ tsp herbs of choice

Directions for maple dijon salmon with greens

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. With a paper towel, pat salmon to dry. Slice into even filets and place on a non-stick or greased baking sheet. Set aside.
  3. In a small bowl, add ground mustard, Dijon, herbs, and maple syrup. Mix until fully combined. Evenly distribute on salmon filets.
  4. Bake until the desired level of doneness—approximately 12 to 15 minutes.
  5. In a large bowl, combine greens, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt, and ground pepper. Mix until fully incorporated.
  6. Serve salmon with a side salad. Enjoy!

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Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 321kcal
  • carbohydrates: 12g
  • fat: 19g
  • fiber: 1.5g
  • potassium: 443mg
  • protein: 24g
  • saturated fat: 3.5g
  • sodium: 276mg
  • sugar: 7.5g
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