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35 minutes
4 servings
Adjust servings
dairy-free
gluten-free
(?)
Has gluten from:
couscous
kid friendly
has meat
has pasta
has seafood
(?)
Has seafood from:
pacific salmon
mediterranean
vegan
(?)
Not vegan due to:
pacific salmon
vegetarian
(?)
Not vegetarian due to:
pacific salmon
pescetarian
paleo
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Bon Appétit
This recipe fits right into a balanced diet.
 
Nutrition Rating Details
Here are the percentages used to determine the nutritional rating for this recipe:
• Calcium: 1.5% of RDA
• Calories: 24.7% of RDA
• Carbs: 15.5% of RDA
• Fat (total lipid): 30.2% of RDA
• Fiber: 10.6% of RDA
• Fructose: 0.3% of RDA
• Protein: 33.1% of RDA
• Sodium: 12.8% of RDA
• Sugar: 2.3% of RDA
• Vitamin A (IU): 25.4% of RDA
• Vitamin B6: 49.0% of RDA
• Vitamin C: 7.8% of RDA
• Iron: 3.2% of RDA
• Magnesium: 17.9% of RDA
• Manganese: 3.9% of RDA
• Niacin: 74.4% of RDA
• Potassium: 18.5% of RDA
• Zinc: 7.6% of RDA
If all nutritional components are less than 50% of RDA (and all vitamins and minerals are less than 400% of RDA) the recipe gets a “Bon Appétit” rating.
 
INGREDIENTS
Amount
Measure
Ingredient
 
10
ounces, weight
10-ounce box couscous (1 1/2 cups).
 
3
tbsp
 
1 1/4
lbs
salmon fillets, approx. 1 1/4 pounds, skinless, cut into 4 portions.
 
1/2
tsp
 
 
 
(for seasoning).
 
 
 
(for seasoning).
 
1/2
cups
(fresh), chopped.
 
4
whole
thinly sliced.
 
2
tbsp
(fresh).
 
 
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PREPARATION
1.
Cook the couscous according to the package directions.
2.
Meanwhile, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
3.
Season the salmon with the paprika, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper and cook until opaque throughout, 3 to 4 minutes per side.
4.
In a bowl, combine the cilantro, scallions, lemon juice, remaining oil, and 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Drizzle over the salmon and couscous.
   
 
NUTRITION
This recipe has the following nutrient totals:
Calories 495
Protein 37.2 g
Carbohydrates 42.7 g
Iron 0.61 mg
Fiber 2.97 g
Calcium 15.5 mg
(plus many more nutrients)
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