Prep: 8 minutes; Cook: 31 minutesSkinning salmon will cut back on more fat from this already lean protein source. Salmon is a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, which promotes brain health.


Credit: Leigh Beisch

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4 servings (serving size: 1 piece salmon with 1/2 cup peppers)


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  • Preheat oven to 450°.

  • For salmon, heat oil in large nonstick skillet. Wrap handle with foil, transfer to oven, and warm 5 minutes.

  • Add salmon; sprinkle with half of salt and pepper. Bake 5 minutes. Turn fish; sprinkle with remaining salt and pepper. Bake 5 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with fork.

  • For sauté, heat olive oil in medium saucepan over medium-low heat. Add onion; cook 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Add bell pepper; cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Add garlic; cook 30 seconds.

  • Add wine; cook 5 minutes. Sprinkle with salt. Divide pepper mixture evenly among 4 plates; top with salmon. Garnish with basil, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

360 calories; fat 16g; saturated fat 2g; mono fat 8g; poly fat 5g; protein 34g; carbohydrates 11g; cholesterol 90mg; iron 2mg; sodium 743mg; calcium 44mg.