Composed Salad with Roasted Salmon and Berries

By NormaJean

A composed salad is assembled, rather than tossed. It's a gorgeous way to have a whole meal on a plate. Have your fishmonger skin the salmon for you at the market.

Composed Salad with Roasted Salmon and Berries
Ingredients
  • 1 6-ounce salmon filet (skinned)

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • freshly ground black pepper for taste

  • non stick spray

  • 4 cups mixed salad greens

  • 1 tbsp olive oil

  • 1/2 cup berries (raspberries, blackberries or blueberries)

  • 12 cherry tomatoes, halved

  • 2 radishes thinly sliced

  • 2 tbsps aged balsamic vinegar

Directions
  1. Position the rack in the center of the oven and and preheat the oven to 400 deg. F. Season the salmon with 1/8 tsp. salt and pepper, set aside.

  2. Spray a medium skillet, preferably cast iron, with nonstick spray; set it over high heat until it's smoking.Slip the filet into the skillet,then place the skillet in the oven and bake until the salmon is firm but still translucently pink in the center, about 10 mins.

  3. Meanwhile toss the greens in a large bowl with the olive oil and the remaining 1/8 tsp.salt. Divide the greens between two plates.Divide the berries,tomatoes and radishes between the two plates.

  4. Transfer the filet to a cutting board; slice in half. Top each salad with half the filet. Drizzle each salad with half the filet. Drizzle each salad with 1 tbsp.aged balsamic vinegar. Serve.


Nutritional Facts

Servings
2
Makes two servings.
Calories 222
Total fat 10g (1g saturated fat)
Protein 19g
Carbohydrates14g
Cholesterol 44mg
Sodium 373mg
Fiber 4g

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