Salmon and Roasted Vegetable Salad

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Toss roasted vegetables and salmon with a flavor-packed vinaigrette to serve on top of greens for a hearty dinner salad. For a twist, add a poached or fried egg on top. Serve with: Toasted whole-grain baguette and a glass of Riesling.

Salmon and Roasted Vegetable Salad
photographer: Ken Burris
Nutritionist Tested & Approved

Time: 45 minutes (25 minutes prep)

Ingredients
  • 6 cups cubed (1/2-inch) peeled root vegetables , such as potatoes, turnips, carrots and beets

  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil , divided

  • 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper , divided

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt , divided

  • 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar or red-wine vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic

  • 1 teaspoon whole-grain mustard

  • 1 teaspoon minced anchovy fillet or paste

  • 8 cups mixed salad greens

  • 2 6- to 7-ounce cans boneless, skinless wild Alaskan salmon , drained and flaked

  • 2 scallions , sliced

Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.

  2. Toss root vegetables in a large bowl with 1 tablespoon oil, 1/2 teaspoon pepper and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Spread in a single layer on a large rimmed baking sheet. Roast for 15 minutes. Stir and continue roasting until soft and golden brown in spots, 13 to 15 minutes more.

  3. Meanwhile, whisk the remaining 2 tablespoons oil, vinegar, garlic, mustard, anchovy and the remaining 1/4 teaspoon each pepper and salt in a large bowl. Reserve 2 tablespoons of the dressing in small bowl. Add the salad greens to the large bowl and toss to combine; divide among 4 dinner plates.

  4. When the vegetables are done, transfer them to the large bowl and gently combine with the reserved dressing, salmon and scallions. Top the greens with the salmon and vegetables.


Nutritional Facts

Servings
4
Calories
314
Carbohydrates
32 g
Fat
12 g
Saturated Fat
2 g
Protein
21 g
Cholesterol
24 mg
Dietary Fiber
7 g
Potassium
1010 mg
Sodium
708 mg
Yield
4 servings
Exchanges
2 starch
1 vegetable
2 1/2 lean meat
2 fat
Vitamin C
65% daily value
Vitamin A
60% dv
Folate
53% dv
Potassium
29% dv
Magnesium
24% dv
Iron
22% dv
source of omega-3s.

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