Sometimes the simplest dishes offer the greatest flavor. Salmon, the omega-3 superstar of this dish, is beautifully accompanied by a creamy, lemon-infused cannellini bean puree and a perfectly piquant vinaigrette. Packed with protein, fiber, lycopene and fatty acids, this tasty treasure is the perfect example of wellness on your plate.
Developed by Sara Quessenberry for Cleveland Clinic Wellness
Peel the garlic, put it into a food processor and chop. Then add the beans and lemon juice and purée until smooth and creamy (you can add a little extra lemon juice, if needed, for desired consistency).
In a small bowl, combine the parsley, mint, oil, vinegar, mustard, and tomatoes.
Heat the broiler to high with the oven rack about four inches from the top. Place the salmon on a sheet pan and broil until the salmon is opaque throughout and the tops just start to brown, 5 to 8 minutes.
Serve the salmon over the bean purée and top with the vinaigrette.
Nutrition Info Per Serving: (1 piece with ¼ of puree and vinaigrette) 320 calories, 15 g total fat, 2 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 28 g protein, 16 g total carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 2 g sugar, 60 mg cholesterol, 100 mg sodium
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