This nutritious salmon recipe offers the perfect solution for a quick and easy meal, and is a winner at all my dinner parties.


  • 40g (2 tablespoons) polyunsaturated margarine

  • 1 small onion, finely chopped

  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar

  • 2 tablespoons water

  • 4 cups green beans, trimmed and washed

  • 1 punnet cherry tomatoes, halved

  • 2 tablespoons toasted pine nuts

  • 1 large red capsicum, sliced

  • 4 x 150g salmon fillets


  • 1.

    Create balsamic dressing by placing the polyunsaturated margarine and onion into a frying pan over a medium heat and cooking until onion is transparent and soft. Add balsamic vinegar, brown sugar and water, raise the heat and allow to reduce for 2 minutes, or until thickened and glossy. Cool.

  • 2.

    Steam or microwave green beans. Toss together with tomatoes, pine nuts, and capsicum.

  • 3.

    Barbecue or grill salmon as desired.

  • 4.

    To serve, dress bean salad with balsamic dressing and serve with salmon.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

  • Energy 475kj
  • Fat Total 31g
  • Saturated Fat 6g
  • Protein 33g
  • Carbohydrate 14g
  • Sugar 9g
  • Sodium 164mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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TIP: This delicious balsamic dressing can be stirred through your choice of vegetables or drizzled over your favourite barbecued meat, chicken or fish.

Nutrition: 1597kJ per serve

*Recipes provided by Unilever, Healthier Australia Commitment member

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