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What: Salmon with Spinach & Mustard
Why it’s great: Omega-9 fatty acids help lubricate joints. The spinach contains bone-boosting calcium.
What you’ll need:
- Two 4 to 5-oz. skinless salmon fillets
- ½ Tbs dry white wine
- 1 Tbs soy sauce
- ½ Tbs lemon juice
- ½ Tbs Dijon mustard
- ½ Tbs olive oil
- ½ package (5 oz.) fresh spinach, coarsely chopped
- 1 tsp finely grated lemon peel, if desired
How to make it:
Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Rinse salmon in cold water and pat dry with paper towels. Put salmon on a shallow plate. Top with soy sauce and set aside for 10 minutes. Combine lemon juice, wine, mustard and oil; set aside. Roast salmon in oven for 16 minutes. It should be a little pink inside. Move salmon to serving plate and heat spinach in nonstick skillet. Cook until wilted. Pour sauce and spinach over salmon.
Nutritional Info Per Serving:
Fat 12.4 grams
Aging fats 3 grams
Fiber 3.2 grams
Carbs 24.2 grams
Proteins 22.7 grams
Sodium 667 milligrams
Potassium 533 milligrams