Salmon With Creamed Spinach and Quinoa

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 533 calories
    • Fat 32 g (13g saturated fat)
    • Cholesterol 150 mg
    • Sodium 507 mg
    • Protein 38 g
    • Carbohydrate 23 g
    • Sugar 2 g
    • Fiber 5 g
    • Iron 3 mg
    • Calcium 73 mg

Cook the quinoa according to the package directions.

Meanwhile, melt the butter in a small pot over medium-high heat. Add the onion and 1/2 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, 6 to 8 minutes. Add the cream and cook until thickened, 2 to 4 minutes. Stir in the spinach and cooked quinoa.

Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Season the salmon with 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Cook until opaque throughout, 3 to 4 minutes per side.

Ingredients

  1. Check 1/2 cup red quinoa
  2. Check 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  3. Check 1 small onion, chopped
  4. Check Kosher salt and black pepper
  5. Check 1/2 cup heavy cream
  6. Check 5 ounces baby spinach
  7. Check 1 tablespoon olive oil
  8. Check 4 6-ounce pieces boneless, skinless salmon

Directions

  1. Cook the quinoa according to the package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, melt the butter in a small pot over medium-high heat. Add the onion and 1/2 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, 6 to 8 minutes. Add the cream and cook until thickened, 2 to 4 minutes. Stir in the spinach and cooked quinoa.
  3. Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Season the salmon with 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Cook until opaque throughout, 3 to 4 minutes per side.
  4. Serve the salmon with the creamed spinach and quinoa.