A Valentine’s Day dish for the heart
Valentine’s Day is around the corner and love is in the air. Want a sultry dish that will have your sweetheart swooning? If you’ve never cooked salmon before, this quick and easy Salmon Marsala is a mouth-watering dish that is not only delicious, but good for you, too. Salmon is chocked full of heart healthy omega 3 fatty acids so you can love your honey’s heart inside and out!
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Looking to impress, but no time to cook? Salmon with Marsala wine and mushrooms have a sophisticated earthly flavor in this easy recipe.
Makes 4 servings
- 1 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 onion, thinly sliced
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 1/2 pound sliced mushrooms
- 4 (4-ounce) skinless salmon fillets
- 1/3 cup Holland House Marsala cooking wine
- 3/4 cup fat-free chicken broth
- 3 teaspoons cornstarch
- In large nonstick skillet, heat oil and sauté onion, garlic, and mushrooms until tender.
- Add salmon to skillet, cooking 4 minutes, turn onto other side. Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix together wine, broth and cornstarch.
- When salmon is almost done, add wine mixture to the salmon. Stir gently, as mixture thickens quickly.
- Calories 241
- Calories from fat 30%
- Fat 8g
- Saturated Fat 1g
- Cholesterol 65mg
- Sodium 162mg
- Carbohydrate 10g
- Dietary Fiber 2g
- Sugars 5g
- Protein 27g
- Dietary Exchanges: 1/2 other carbohydrate, 3 lean meat
Weight Watchers POINTS = 5
This Mama’s tips
- If you have a food sensitivity to corn products, like cornstarch, use tapioca or potato starch instead. Both work just as well as cornstarch.
- You can also use a buttery spread like I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter instead of olive oil.
Recipes and pictures supplied by Holly Clegg and used with her permission.