Healthy Salmon Salad Recipe. Healthy Heart Salmon Salad.

Salmon Salad recipe  
Salmon makes a great meal anyway you like to cook it and the canned variety is a popular choice for a no fuss, yet satisfying dinner.

Our quick Healthy Heart Salmon Salad will satisfy the biggest appetite while playing an important role for those watching their weight or wanting to lower cholesterol levels.

 

Satisfying Salmon Salad image. Healthy Heart Salmon Salad

Here's a great salmon salad recipe that is quick to prepare and full of healthy goodness. The good thing about salmon is that it's is low in calories and saturated fat, yet high in that cholesterol lowering Omega 3 fatty acids.

These are the suggested ingredients, you can add more of your favorite salad vegetables or add your best salad dressing, the choice is yours. One thing about a nice salad is that they taste great and are really healthy for the body.

Total calories per serve is under 300, so you have plenty of calories left to play with if you want to add a little more to the plate. Perhaps a small bread roll or beetroot would be a great filling addition.

Ingredients.

  • 1 small cos lettuce
  • 2 carrots
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1 cucumber
  • small tin of corn kernels
  • 8 asparagus spears
  • 1 tin canned pink salmon
  • 4 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic
  • small amount fresh or processed chives

Preparation

  • Wash the cos lettuce and spread 3 or 4 leaves on each plate
  • Slice the tomatoes and arrange around the inner ring of the plate
  • Julienne the carrots and cucumber into thin strips, mix together and arrange an even amount in the middle of each plate in a nice pile
  • Place a spoonful of corn to one side of the carrot and cucumber mix
  • Add chunks of salmon opposite the corn
  • >Lay 3 asparagus spears horizontally across the carrots and cucumber as decoration

Garlic & Chives Salad Dressing

Combine the vinegar, chives and olive oil to a screw top container, press the clove of garlic into the mix. Place cap on tightly and shake until ingredients are mixed together. Pour over middle of salad.

This makes enough for four servings but you can add or subtract for more or less people. Your arrangement of the salad can add to the visual delight that the diner will have. If the plate looks visually appetizing the enjoyment of the dish is increased.

What we have tried to achieve with this recipe is taste, low calorie count, plus the health benefits of each ingredient. Salmon for the Omega 3 fatty acids. Corn for roughage which is good for the bowels. Cos lettuce for the crispy taste plus leafy green goodness of iron and minerals. Carrots for the vitamins and minerals.

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