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What’s in your plate today?
How about trying out this healthy and tasty Pan-Seared Salmon Kale and Apple Salad?
Why should I try it?
Simply because of the many benefits it brings!
- Salmon and Kale are part of the world’s top Superfoods!
- Salmon is rich in Omega-3 fatty acids which means it’s actually good for your heart’s health.
- Kale, on the one hand, is a good source of fiber and nutrients. It is part of the dark green leafy vegetable family which contains high levels of cartenoids or anti-inflammatory compounds.
- We all have heard of the cliche statement, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”. And yes it’s true! Because apples are a good source of fiber and vitamin C. These also contains polyphenols which brings about numerous health benefits for you.
This Pan-seared salmon with Kale and Apple Salad is an easy recipe. To learn the recipe for a meal that serves 4 plates, check this out!
- 5 oz center-cut salmon fillets
- 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- Kosher Salt
- 5 to 6 cups of thin-sliced Kale
- ¼ cup dates
- 1 honeycrisp apple
- ¼ cup finely grated pecorino
- 3 tablespoons toasted slivered almonds
- Ground black pepper
- Wheat dinner rolls (optional)
- Whisk together lemon juice, 2 tablespoons of olive oil and salt in a bowl. Add the kale and let stand for 10 minutes.
- While waiting, cut the dates into thin slivers and the apple into matchsticks. Add these along with cheese and almonds to the kale. Season with pepper and set aside.
- Sprinkle salt and pepper all over your salmon. In a large nonstick skillet over medium-low heat, heat your remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Once heated, place the salmon and cook until golden brown over medium-high heat.
- Divide the salmon in 4 and add the salad mixture among the four plates.
- You may serve the dish with wheat dinner rolls.
Whether you’re in for weight loss, healthier heart, or lowering risk of other chronic diseases, these three foods actually make up a good healthy plate!