NME Baked Salmon with Broccoli & Quinoa

2 Servings 20 Minutes

Ingredients

10 oz Salmon Fillet

Sea Salt & Black Pepper (to taste)

4 cup Broccoli (sliced into small florets)

1/1/2 tsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil

1/4 cup Quinoa (uncooked)

3/4 cup Water

1/4 Lemon (sliced into wedges



Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. Place the salmon fillets on the baking sheet and season with sea salt and black pepper.

  3. Toss the broccoli florets in olive oil and season with sea salt and black pepper. Add them to the baking sheet, arranging them around the salmon fillets. Bake the salmon and broccoli in the oven for 15 minutes, or until the salmon flakes with a fork.

  4. While the salmon cooks, combine the quinoa and water together in a saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce to a simmer. Cover and let simmer for 12 to 15 minutes, or until all water is absorbed. Remove lid and fluff with a fork. Set aside.

  5. Remove the salmon and broccoli from the oven and divide onto plates. Serve with quinoa and a lemon wedge. Season with extra sea salt, black pepper and olive oil if you like. Enjoy!


Nutrition per serving

Calories 510

Fat 32g

Carbs 27g

Protein 31g

Fiber 6g

Sugar 3g


Notes


Leftovers - Store covered in the fridge up to 2 days

Speed it Up - Cook the quinoa ahead of time.

Vegan - Use tofu steaks instead of salmon fillets.





www.helencostagiles.com

NMELifestyle LLC.

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