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Baked Salmon Dijon

Easy to Make and Great for Family and Friends

GMA Recipes Dinner
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

Dishes can be good for your heart, taste great and please your whole family -- kids included. Heart-healthy cooking simply means making dishes that are low in saturated fat, trans fat, cholesterol, and moderate in total fat.

This recipe was specially developed by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and is reprinted with permission.


  • 1 cup fat free sour cream
  • 2 tsp dried dill
  • 3 Tbsp scallions, finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 lbs salmon fillet with skin, cut in center
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • Fat free cooking spray, as needed
  • Cooking Directions

    Whisk sour cream, dill, onion, mustard and lemon

    juice in small bowl to blend.

    Preheat oven to 400º F. Lightly oil baking sheet with cooking spray.

    Place salmon, skin side down, on prepared sheet. Sprinklewith garlic powder and pepper. Spread with the sauce.

    Bake salmon until just opaque in center, about 20 minutes.

    Serving size: 1 piece (4 oz)

    Each serving provides:

    Calories: 196

    Total fat: 7 g

    Saturated fat: 2 g

    Cholesterol: 76 mg

    Sodium: 229 mg

    Total fiber: less than 1 g

    Protein: 27 g

    Carbohydrates: 5 g

    Potassium: 703 mg

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: salmon, dijon mustard, sour cream

    Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course

    More Info: Kids Friendly, Low Fat, Heart Healthy, Low Saturated Fat

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