Grilled salmon with spinach, walnut and feta salad

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Grilled salmon with spinach, walnut and feta salad

Grilled salmon with spinach, walnut and feta salad

Serves 2

550 calories

 Salmon is a rich source of heart-healthy omega 3 fatty acids that help to reduce inflammation in the body and increase levels of good (HDL) cholesterol.

 

Ingredients

 2 skinless salmon fillets

1 tsp extra virgin olive oil

 

Salad

100g baby leaf spinach

Small handful of dill

¼ small onion, finely sliced

80g pomegranate arils

30g walnuts, lightly crushed

2 tsp pumpkin seeds, toasted

25g feta cheese, crumbled

 

Dressing

 ½ lemon, juiced

2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

1 tsp honey

¼ tsp allspice

Small pinch of smoked paprika

½ small garlic clove, crushed

Pinch of sea salt

 

Method 

  1. Heat 1 tsp of the oil in a small, non-stick pan and cook over a medium heat for 12 minutes, turning once.
  2. Once the salmon is cooked set to one side and prepare the salad. Add the spinach, onion, pomegranate, walnuts, pumpkin seeds and feta to a medium-sized bowl with the oil and lemon juice then toss gently.
  3. Add the dressing ingredients to a small bowl and whisk using a fork to combine well.
  4. Dress the salad.
  5. Serve the grilled salmon with a large handful of salad.

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