Cinnamon-Maple Glazed Salmon Salad

Cinnamon-Maple Glazed Salmon Salad

Looking for a new way to prepare salmon? Check out this terrific 35-minute main-dish salad featuring feta cheese, dried cherries and toasted pecans.

Prep Time

35

Minutes

Total Time

35

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

Dressing
1/3
cup real maple or maple-flavored syrup
1/3
cup canola or vegetable oil
2
tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
Salad
1
salmon fillet (1 1/4 lb), cut into 4 pieces
6
cups spring greens (from 5-oz bag)
1/3
cup coarsely chopped pecans, toasted
2/3
cup crumbled feta cheese (2 2/3 oz)
1/3
cup dried cherries
  1. Heat oven to 400°F. Line 15x10-inch pan with foil. In small bowl, beat dressing ingredients with whisk until blended. Place 3 tablespoons dressing in small bowl; reserve for brushing on salmon. Set remaining dressing aside for salad. Place salmon pieces, skin side down, in pan.
  2. Bake 10 to 14 minutes, brushing with reserved 3 tablespoons dressing twice during last 5 minutes of baking, until salmon flakes easily with fork. Discard any remaining dressing used for salmon.
  3. In large bowl, toss greens with reserved dressing for salad. On 4 individual plates, evenly divide greens, pecans, cheese and cherries. Lift pieces of salmon from skin with metal spatula; top each salad with salmon.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
To toast pecans, cook in ungreased heavy skillet over medium heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently until browning begins, then stirring constantly until golden brown. Remove immediately from hot skillet to prevent overcooking.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 630
    • (Calories from Fat 350),
  • Total Fat 39g
    • (Saturated Fat 7g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 100mg;
  • Sodium 400mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 35g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 29g),
  • Protein 34g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 3 1/2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 5 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.