Take the stress out of week night cooking, try this salmon sheet pan dinner
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- Mar 18, 2020
If you are high on stress and low on time, try this low stress salmon sheet pan dinner. Sheet pan dinners are a busy person's friend. You just pop the pan in the oven and wait 20-25 minutes for a healthy and delicious meal.
Are you looking to impress your guests without being in the kitchen all day? Make this low stress salmon sheet pan dinner that is exquisite as well as healthy and balanced. Adding a garnish of rosemary and a few sliced almonds on top of the green beans will make you feel like you are eating at a five star restaurant without the price tag. Add some dinner jazz in the background and some skinny candles and you have yourself a romantic dinner for two, a sit down family dinner, or a special dinner with friends.
Salmon contains DHA (docosahexaenoic acid), a type of omega three fatty acid that is good for brain health. Take note whether your conversation is more lively, interesting, and coherent. Of course it doesn't happen that fast! However, low DHA intake has been associated with brain decline, forgetfulness and a greater risk of Alzheimer's in later years. Eat some fish today to help improve your brain health.
Salmon is a good source of protein (25 grams of protein in 4 oz.) and is also high in omega 3s and low in saturated fats to help decrease your risk of heart disease.
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Yield: 4 servings
Nutrition facts per serving (353 grams)
Calories: 393, 16g fat, 27g carbohydrate, 35g protein, 4.9g dietary fiber
You can use any type of potato, but new or baby potatoes work well since you simply have to halve or quarter them to get nice sized chunks (peeling not necessary).
I also have tried sweet potatoes, which are an excellent source of Vitamin A.
If you prefer, you can use fresh parsley and dill. Try 3 tbsp of fresh parsley and 1 1/2 tbsp of fresh dill and adjust from there to taste. Spices and herbs have very few calories!
Add rosemary and a few almond slices on the green beans for an elegant twist.
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