Go Mediterranean tonight with a dish as healthful as it is flavorful.
1 teaspoon each salt, ground mustard and dried thyme, crushed
1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
4 (6 oz. each) salmon steaks or fillets
2 teaspoon honey
3 teaspoon olive oil, divided
2 qts. spinach leaves
1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
2 cups California red seedless grapes, halved
1/2 cup dry red wine
Combine salt, mustard, thyme and pepper; mix well. Rub salmon fillets with honey and sprinkle with seasoning mixutre; reserve remaining seasoning mixture. Heat 2 teaspoons olive oil in nonstick skillet. Brown both sides of salmon fillets. Toss spinach and garlic with remaining 1 teaspoon oil in 13x9x2-inch baking dish. Place salmon on spinach, cover loosely with aluminum foil and bake at 300 F for 10 minutes. Sauté grapes in skillet used to brown salmon. Add wine, bring to boil, season to taste with remaining seasoning mixture and salt; reduce by half. Serve salmon on spinach; top with grape sauce.
This dish offers simple elegance with a Mediterranean feel. Grilled fillets of salmon served over a bed of wilted spinach and topped with a savory grape sauce is a nutritious combination that will leave dinner guests wanting seconds – without the guilt.
Calories 427; Protein 39.2g; Fat 19g; Calories from Fat 40%; Carbohydrate 20.9g; Cholesterol 105mg; Fiber 3g; Sodium 721mg.