The salmon in this low-carbohydrate dish provides lean protein to help you feel fuller longer. Leafy greens, like arugula provide vitamin C and folate.


Credit: Leigh Beisch

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Serves 2 (serving size: 1 cup arugula, 1 salmon fillet, and 1/4 cup dill sauce)


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  • Fill a large skillet with 1 1/2 inches water; bring to a boil. Add salmon; reduce heat, and simmer 8 minutes, or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Remove from skillet; discard cooking liquid. Combine 1/4 cup each mayonnaise and buttermilk, 2 tablespoons dill, 1 tablespoon lime juice, and a pinch each of sugar, salt, and pepper in a small bowl. Arrange 1 cup arugula and 1 salmon fillet on each of 2 plates, and drizzle the dill mixture over the fish.


Nutrition Facts

343 calories; fat 13g; saturated fat 3g; mono fat 6g; poly fat 3g; protein 38g; carbohydrates 11g; fiber 1g; cholesterol 88mg; iron 1mg; sodium 689mg; calcium 91mg.