Baked Salmon Dijon

Salmon is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which provide heart-health benefits. Enjoy a harmonious blend of flavors in this easy-to-prepare dish.


  • 1 cup fat-free sour cream
  • 2 teaspoon dried dill
  • 3 tablespoon scallions, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1½-pound salmon fillet with skin, cut in center
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • Fat-free cooking spray, as needed

Preheat oven to 400° F. Whisk sour cream, dill, onion, mustard and lemon juice in small bowl until blended. Lightly oil baking sheet with cooking spray. Place salmon skin side down on prepared sheet. Sprinkle with garlic powder and pepper, then spread with the sauce. Bake salmon until just opaque in center, about 20 minutes.

Makes 6 servings.

Nutritional Information
Serving size: 1/6 of recipe. 196 calories, 5 grams carbohydrates, 7 grams total fat, 76 milligrams cholesterol, 2 grams saturated fat, 229 milligrams sodium, 27 grams protein.

Recipe courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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