Choice Recipes: Roasted Salmon Salad With Honey Mustard Vinaigrette!

IFBB Pro Bethany Howlett shares some of her tasty, healthy recipes!

Roasted Salmon Salad With Honey Mustard Vinaigrette

  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tspn dried cranberries
  • 8 dried apricots, thinly sliced
  • 2 tspn Dijon mustard
  • 2 tspn honey
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 pound salmon fillet, cut into 4 equal portions
  • 1/2 tspn salt
  • 1/4 tspn pepper
  • 8 cups spinach leaves, washed
  • 2 cups thinly sliced yellow squash
  • 2 cups thinly sliced red bell pepper
  • 3 tbsp toasted chopped pecans
  1. Preheat oven to 425 F. Lightly coat a baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray; set aside.
  2. In a small saucepan, combine balsamic vinegar, water, cranberries and apricots. Set pan over medium-high heat and bring to a boil. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Strain and reserve liquid and fruit. Combine liquid with mustard, honey and oil.
  4. Season salmon fillets with salt and pepper and transfer them to prepared baking sheet. Bake fillets for 5-7 minutes, until fork-tender.
  5. Meanwhile, place 2 cups of spinach on each of 4 plates. Top each plate of spinach with 1/2 cup squash and 1/2 cup bell pepper.
  6. Place a cooked salmon fillet atop each salad and sprinkle with 2 teaspoons of pecans. Top with 2 tablespoons of dressing and 1 tablespoon of reserved fruit.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size (1) Recipe yields 4
Amount per serving
Total Calories 322
Fat 13.4 g
Carb 22.5 g
Protein 28 g

Salmon salad with honey mustard vinaigrette PDF (116 KB)

Recommended For You

5 Ways To Make Halibut Insanely Delicious

Not all fish is white, bland, and tasteless. Turn that fillet into something fantastic with these five recipes.

Healthy Meals From Around The World: 5 Clean Recipes

Bring some international flavors into your kitchen. These five recipes have the zip and tang of China, Malaysia, and Thailand, and the macros any fit-minded person can appreciate. Try one tonight!

Cooking With Dr. Sara Solomon: Shrimp Rolls

This savory dish is extremely quick and as simple as it gets. No need to slave away in the kitchen to make a healthy meal. You can enjoy these rolls almost instantly!