Basil Salmon and Julienne Vegetables

From stove to table in less than 30 minutes, this from-the-sea main dish is colorful and nutritious.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

1
tablespoon butter or margarine
1
bag (1 lb) frozen bell pepper and onion stir-fry
1
medium zucchini, cut into julienne (matchstick-size) strips
4
salmon fillets (4 to 5 oz each)
2
tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
1/2
teaspoon seasoned salt
1
teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
1/4
cup Progresso® chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add bell pepper stir-fry. Cook and stir 2 minutes. Stir in zucchini.
  • 2 Place salmon, skin side down, in skillet, pushing down into vegetables if necessary. Sprinkle salmon and vegetables with basil, seasoned salt and lemon-pepper seasoning. Pour broth over salmon and vegetables.
  • 3 Cover and cook over medium-low heat 8 to 10 minutes or until salmon flakes easily with fork. Remove salmon and vegetables from skillet with slotted spoon.
  • 1 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add bell pepper stir-fry. Cook and stir 2 minutes. Stir in zucchini.
  • 2 Place salmon, skin side down, in skillet, pushing down into vegetables if necessary. Sprinkle salmon and vegetables with basil, seasoned salt and lemon-pepper seasoning. Pour broth over salmon and vegetables.
  • 3 Cover and cook over medium-low heat 8 to 10 minutes or until salmon flakes easily with fork. Remove salmon and vegetables from skillet with slotted spoon.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

If you don't have the bell pepper stir-fry mixture, use 2 cups mixed cut-up fresh bell peppers and onions.

If you purchase one large salmon fillet, just cut it into serving-size pieces before cooking. You can leave the skin on, if you like. You can also use salmon steaks.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
80mg
80%;
Sodium
410mg
410%;
Total Carbohydrate
11g
11%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
26g
26%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
45%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.