Recipe: Glazed Salmon over Pineapple Wheat Berry Salad

Choose the health content that's right for you, and get it delivered right in your inbox

INGREDIENTS

For Wheat Berry Salad:

  • 1 cup wheat berries
  • 3 cups water
  • 6 tablespoons pineapple salsa
  • 3 cups arugula

For Salmon:

  • 18 ounces fresh salmon fillet cut into six 3-ounce servings
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons spicy brown mustard
  • 1/3 cup pineapple, diced
  • 1 fresh jalapeno (seeds removed), diced
  • 1 pinch kosher salt
  • teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons green onions, thinly sliced

DIRECTIONS

  1. Place wheat berries in bowl filled with cold water and let soak overnight.
  2. Rinse wheat berries thoroughly and drain. Place in a saucepan with 3 Cups water, and bring to a boil. Cover saucepan and simmer for about 1 hour, until grains are tender and chewy. Drain and cool completely.
  3. Combine pineapple salsa with wheat berries and arugula.
  4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  5. In small skillet, whisk together maple syrup, mustard, pineapple and jalapenos. Simmer over low heat until pineapple is tender. Remove from stove and set aside.
  6. Season salmon with salt and pepper, brush maple syrup glaze on salmon (reserving some for garnish) and bake for 12 minutes.
  7. Serve fish over wheat berry salad and drizzle remaining glaze on top. Garnish with green onions.

Nutrition facts per serving (Serves 6):

280 calories, 5.7g fat, 1.1g saturated fat, 38.3mg cholesterol, 432.7mg
sodium, 33.6g carbohydrates, 4g fiber, 9.2g sugar, 22.1g protein

Recent Blogs

A woman wearing headphones and exercise clothes.
Blog
Take Action to Prevent Cervical Cancer
A woman on her hospital bed talks with her doctor.
Blog
3 Reasons Older Adults End Up in the ER
Blog
3 Reasons to Start Healthy Habits Before Bariatric Surgery
Older black woman talking with female doctor wearing masks
Blog
Stomach Pain: Know When to Get Help
Blog
How Obesity Impacts Your Body, Mind and Spirit
View More Articles