Salmon and Couscous Bake

Salmon and Couscous Bake

Looking for a hearty dinner? Then check out this baked pasta and salmon casserole that’s ready in 40 minutes.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

00

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1
pound salmon fillets, about 3/4 inch thick
1
package (5.6 ounces) toasted pine nut couscous mix
1 1/2
cups hot water
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1
tablespoon lemon juice
1/2
teaspoon dried dill weed
1
small zucchini, coarsely chopped
1
small yellow summer squash, coarsely chopped
1/4
teaspoon dried dill weed
Toasted pine nuts, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 350º. Spray square baking dish, 8x8x2 inches, with cooking spray. Cut fish into 4 serving pieces.
  2. Stir couscous, seasoning packet from couscous mix, water, oil, lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon dill weed, the zucchini and summer squash in baking dish. Place fish on couscous mixture. Sprinkle fish with 1/4 teaspoon dill weed.
  3. Cover and bake 20 to 25 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and fish flakes easily with fork. Sprinkle with pine nuts.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
Many kinds of fresh fish can be substituted for the salmon. We recommend sea bass, snapper, grouper or haddock.
Health Twist
Packed with omega-3 fatty acids, salmon is low in fat and high in poly-unsaturated oils.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 330
    • (Calories from Fat 90),
  • Total Fat 10g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,),
  • Cholesterol 75mg;
  • Sodium 75mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 33g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
  • Protein 30g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Vegetable;
    • 3 Lean Meat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.