By Stepfanie Romine, Staff Writer
Packed with protein and heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids, salmon is a super food for sure. Beyond nutrition, it's a super tasty food, too. Easy and quick to cook, salmon should become part of your regular meal plan, especially if you're focusing on heart health. Here are our 10 most popular, delicious and simple ways to prepare this succulent fish.
Baked salmon gets a boost from a guacamole and pico de gallo hybrid in this light and flavorful dish. Serve with warm corn tortillas.
This simple, yet impressive meal cooks in no time. Sweet almonds, tart apples, and bright parsley are combined to create a creative twist on pesto, elevating this dish to something special.
Dinner's all wrapped up when you serve this light citrus salmon. Spinach cooks with the fish and mandarin oranges to soak up all the flavor.
This entire fish dinner, complete with a lemony whole-grain couscous and parsley-mint sauce, is ready in under 30 minutes. Asparagus pairs perfectly with salmon, but you can swap in any green vegetable if it's out of season.
Inspired by a meal at a Parisian bistro, this baked salmon stays moist and juicy, thanks to the tangy Dijon mustard and crispy breadcrumb-and-pistachio crust. It's ready in just 20 minutes.
Sweet oranges, vibrant cilantro and rich, salty miso form a delicious glaze for this grilled salmon. Pair it with steamed veggies and a slice of grilled whole-wheat bread rubbed with garlic.
One of the easiest ways to prepare salmon is to top it with garlic, lemon and herbs, with a hint of salt and pepper. It really lets the flavor of the fish shine!
Salmon is already a great food for your ticker, but when prepared with Mediterranean ingredients, it's even more nutritious. Serve it over whole-wheat pasta to soak up all the succulent juices.
Top salmon with Dijon mustard, fat-free sour cream, and plenty of herbs for a creamy, low-fat salmon feast.
If you're new to cooking or eating salmon, try this sweet and tangy glazed version. Everything cooks in the same dish, so it's easy to clean up, too.