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Salmon with Dill Sauce

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  Chicken broth 3 Cup (48 tbs) (Preferably Reduced-Sodium)
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), peeled
  Scallions 3 , trimmed
  Spinach leaves/1/4 cup frozen spinach, thawed 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Dill sprigs/1 1/2 teaspoons dried sprigs 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Salmon steaks 1 3⁄4 Pound
  Unsalted butter 2 Tablespoon
  Dijon mustard 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon zest 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon, grated
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sour cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

1. In a large skillet, bring the broth and whole garlic cloves to a boil over medium-high heat.
2. Add the scallions, spinach, dill, lemon juice, and salmon steaks to the boiling broth. Reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer until the salmon just flakes when tested with a fork, 5 to 7 minutes. Transfer the salmon steaks to a plate and cover loosely with foil to keep warm.
3. With a slotted spoon, transfer the garlic, scallions, spinach, and dill to a food processor (reserve the broth for another use, if desired). Puree the cooked vegetables in the food processor. Add the butter, mustard, lemon zest, salt, and pepper. Add the sour cream to the sauce and process to blend.
4. Serve the steaks topped with some of the sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Main Dish
Quick, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 423 Calories from Fat 222

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 25 g38.3%

Saturated Fat 9.2 g45.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 140.2 mg46.7%

Sodium 700.4 mg29.2%

Total Carbohydrates 6 g2.1%

Dietary Fiber 1.2 g4.8%

Sugars 2.5 g

Protein 42 g84.3%

Vitamin A 41.6% Vitamin C 26.9%

Calcium 9.4% Iron 13.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Salmon With Dill Sauce Recipe