Grilled Salmon with Veggies

Wash weather woes away when you grill indoors. With the cooking speed of a contact grill, you can have a delicious dinner on the table in 30 minutes or less!

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
2
tablespoons chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1
teaspoon grated lemon peel
8
oz fresh asparagus spears
1
medium red or yellow bell pepper, cut into 1/4-inch-wide strips
2
teaspoons olive or vegetable oil
1/2
teaspoon red and black pepper blend
1/2
teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
1/2
teaspoon garlic salt
1
lb salmon fillet, 3/4 to 1 inch thick
  • 1 Heat closed medium-size contact grill for 5 minutes. In small bowl, mix butter, basil and lemon peel; set aside.
  • 2 In large bowl, toss asparagus spears and bell pepper with 1 teaspoon of the oil and 1/4 teaspoon each of the pepper blend, lemon-pepper seasoning and garlic salt. Place vegetables crosswise on grill. Close grill. Grill 4 to 6 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Remove from grill; cover to keep warm.
  • 3 Cut salmon into 4 serving-size pieces. Brush salmon with remaining 1 teaspoon oil; sprinkle with remaining 1/4 teaspoon each of the seasonings. Place salmon, skin side down, on grill. Close grill. Grill 4 to 5 minutes or until salmon flakes easily with fork. Serve butter mixture with salmon and vegetables.

Expert Tips

The red and black pepper blend is a zippy combo of ground red pepper and black pepper. To make your own, use about 1/4 teaspoon of each pepper.

Contact grills are indoor-use grills that cook the food betwen two grids. Both top and bottom grids are heated so food is cooked from both sides in much less time than conventional grilling.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
300
(
Calories from Fat
180),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
20%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
105mg
105%;
Sodium
310mg
310%;
Total Carbohydrate
4g
4%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
25g
25%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
50%;
Vitamin C
60%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
0 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; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.