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Basil Salmon and Vegetables

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  • 25 min prep time
  • 25 min total time
  • 9 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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Looking for a quick dinner idea that’s ready in just 25 minutes? Then check out this salmon and mixed vegetables recipe that’s very easy to prepare too.

Ingredients

1
(9-oz.) pkg. frozen mixed vegetables in a pouch
2
tablespoons margarine or butter
4
to 6 (about 1/2 lb.) small red potatoes, thinly sliced (about 2 cups)
1/2
cup sliced green onions
1/2
cup half-and-half or milk
1/2
teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1
(14 3/4-oz.) can salmon, drained, skin and large bones removed, salmon broken into chunks

Steps

  • 1 Microwave mixed vegetables in pouch on HIGH for 2 to 3 minutes or until thawed.
  • 2 Meanwhile, melt margarine in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add potatoes; toss to coat with margarine. Cover; cook 5 minutes, stirring once.
  • 3 Add onions and thawed mixed vegetables; cover and cook 5 to 7 minutes or until crisp-tender, stirring once.
  • 4 Reduce heat to medium-low. Add half-and-half, basil, salt and pepper; mix well. Gently stir in salmon chunks. Cook 2 to 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally. DO NOT BOIL.
  • 1 Microwave mixed vegetables in pouch on HIGH for 2 to 3 minutes or until thawed.
  • 2 Meanwhile, melt margarine in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add potatoes; toss to coat with margarine. Cover; cook 5 minutes, stirring once.
  • 3 Add onions and thawed mixed vegetables; cover and cook 5 to 7 minutes or until crisp-tender, stirring once.
  • 4 Reduce heat to medium-low. Add half-and-half, basil, salt and pepper; mix well. Gently stir in salmon chunks. Cook 2 to 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally. DO NOT BOIL.

Expert Tips

Salmon has a full, yet not "fishy," flavor and a substantial texture closer to that of meat than sole, flounder or another more delicate fish.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 1/4 Cups
Calories
280
Calories from Fat
110
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
18%
Saturated Fat
5g
25%
Cholesterol
40mg
13%
Sodium
720mg
30%
Total Carbohydrate
24g
8%
Dietary Fiber
4g
16%
Sugars
4g
4%
Protein
19g
19%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%
30%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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