Time: 15 minutes

Serves: 4

Eating healthily can help protect you from heart disease. Salmon is loaded with omega-3 fatty acids, which help lower the amount of fat in your blood and keep arteries healthy.

Salmon With Lemon Asparagus - MasterfileIngredients

2 teaspoon olive oil

2 teaspoon harissa paste (available at Middle Eastern markets)

2 teaspoon honey

2 salmon steaks

1 pound asparagus

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

1 lemon, quartered


Heat oven to 400°F. Combine 1 teaspoon oil, harissa and honey. Brush fish with mixture and place in a foil-lined pan. Toss asparagus with remaining oil, salt and pepper; arrange on the other side of the pan and add lemon quarters. Roast 10 to 12 minutes.

Nutrition Per Serving

255 calories

28g protein

10g carbohydrates

3g fiber

11g fat

2g saturated fat

72 mg cholesterol

241mg sodium

Recipe by Jonny Bowden, Ph.D., and Jeannette Bessinger, C.H.H.C., The 150 Healthiest Recipes on Earth (Fair Winds, 2010)

From our sister publication, Remedy’s Healthy Living, Summer 2011

Publication Review By: the Editorial Staff at Healthcommunities.com

Published: 14 Apr 2011

Last Modified: 23 Mar 2015