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Quick & Simple Salmon Caesar Salad

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“I love Caesar salad, and came up with this variation for a quick and easy dinner salad.”
READY IN:
20mins
SERVES:
2
YIELD:
2 dinner salads
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 6 -8 ounces salmon fillets
  • 4 cups mixed salad greens (red leaf and herbs & spring greens salad mix)
  • 1 -2 ounce parmesan cheese, shaved
  • 1 -2 tablespoon sliced almonds (suggest Almond Accents brand Italian Parmesan flavored)
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil (I use Mt. Kofinas brand Mediterranean Blend infused Cretan olive oil)
  • 14 cup caesar salad dressing (I highly recommend Cindy's Kitchen Roasted Garlic Caesar if you can find it)
  • 14 teaspoon kosher salt (to taste)
  • 12 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper (to taste)

Directions

  1. Preheat broiler to 425 deg F.
  2. Place filet on non-stick foil in a shallow baking pan.
  3. Drizzle fillet with the oilve oil; use your fingers or a brush to spread until coated.
  4. Sprinkle with salt & freshly ground black pepper to taste.
  5. Broil on top rack for 5-10 minutes, to desired doneness.
  6. Meanwhile, chop leaf lettuce and soak together with spring mix in cold water in bowl; drain and spin dry.
  7. Toss lettuce with Caesar dressing.
  8. Divide lettuce between 2 serving plates.
  9. Remove salmon from oven when done and allow salmon to rest for 5-10 minutes, then cut in half lengthwise and carefully slice the halves into strips on a bias.
  10. Top lettuce on each plate with half of the sliced salmon and sprinkle with almonds, cheese and freshly ground black pepper to taste.

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