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This salmon dish is not only deliciously fresh, but adds a touch of elegance. It would make for a wonderful dinner with good company.

Ingredients (2 servings)

Salmon Fillets in a Strawberry-Balsamic Reduction Sauce:

  • 2 salmon fillets 3 to 4 ounces each
  • 1/2 tsp coarse black pepper

Strawberry-Balsamic Reduction:

  • 3/4 cup chopped strawberries (save some extra to garnish)
  • 4 Tbsp balsamic vinegar (or to taste)
  • 4 Tbsp water
  • 1 tsp brown sugar

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 F. Place all ingredients for the strawberry-balsamic reduction into a blender or food processor and blend to desired consistency. Pour into a saucepan and allow to come to a boil and reduce by half.
  • Meanwhile, lay salmon fillets on a foil lined baking pan. Sprinkle with black pepper and cook in oven for 10-15 minutes, or until done.
  • Place a couple of tablespoons of the reduction on plates then add one salmon fillet and top with sauce and extra berries as needed.
  • Serve with 1 1/2 cups of roasted brussels sprouts.

Units per serving:

  • Protein: 3
  • Carbohydrate: 1
  • Condiment: 1

Nutrition facts per serving:

Salmon:

  • 175 Calories
  • 10g Fat
  • 19g Protein
  • 0g Net Carbs

Sauce:

  • 34 Calories
  • 7g Net Carbs

Brussels Sprouts:

  • 57 Calories
  • 0g Fat
  • 5g Protein
  • 10g Net Carbs

Original recipe and photo by Marcus D, Alice Radio dj. healthy adaptation by Greenlite Medicine.

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