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Dilled Salmon and Fresh Asparagus

13 Feb 2012, by Dr. Marnie Wachtler in Healthy Recipes

A terrific source of beneficial omega-3 fatty acids.

Photo by www.NourishingMeals.com

The distinct flavor of salmon is well complemented by fresh dill and tart lemon juice.

Serves 2

Marinade

3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

1/3 cup fresh chopped dill

1/4 cup fresh lemon juice

Pinch of cayenne

1/4 tsp salt

pinch of black pepper

2 6-ounce salmon fillets

3/4 pound asparagus

1 tbsp avocado oil

1. Preheat oven to 400F.

2. Mix the marinade ingredients in a blender

3. Place the salmon fillets, skin side up, in a glass baking dish, cover with the marinade, and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

4.  Bake for 5 minutes, turn the fillets over, and bake for 5 more minutes, skin side down.  Test for doneness by seeing that the fish flakes easily and is opaque throughout.

5. Steam asparagus for 5-7 minutes.  Drizzle avocado oil, or butter on top. Salt and pepper to taste.