Maple-Walnut Salmon

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make it quick

PREP TIME 5 minutes

COOKING TIME 12 minutes

4 5 oz salmon fillets, about 1" thick
2 Tbsp pure maple syrup
1 Tbsp vegetable oil
1/3 c chopped walnuts

• Preheat oven to 450°F. Place fish in nonstick 3-quart rectangular baking pan. Sprinkle with salt and cracked pepper, to taste. Drizzle with syrup. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until fish flakes easily.

• While fish bakes, warm oil in 9" skillet over medium-high heat and stir in walnuts. Cook until lightly toasted, 45 seconds to 1 minute. Spoon nuts over fish. Serve with steamed kale, Swiss chard, or green beans, if desired.

Makes 4 servings

PER SERVING (fish only) 382 cal, 30 g pro, 8 g carb, 25 g fat, 4 g sat fat, 84 mg chol, 1 g fiber, 85 mg sodium

PHOTO (COLOR): Rich in protein and omega-3s

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By Valerie Berkowitz, R.D.

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