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Salmon with Pilaf

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Salmon with Pilaf

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Salmon with Pilaf
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 4
Calories: 546kcal


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup orzo, dry
  • 1/2 medium onion
  • 2 clove garlic
  • 1/2 cup brown rice, raw
  • 2 cup chicken broth, low-sodium
  • 1 none cooking spray
  • 12 ounce salmon
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 pound asparagus
  • 2 teaspoon vinegar, balsamic
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, ground

Serve With

  • 2 cup grapes


  • Add olive oil to a skillet and heat over medium-low heat.
  • Add orzo to hot skillet; cook and stir until golden brown.
  • Dice onion and stir into orzo. Cook until onion becomes translucent, then add minced garlic. Cook for 1 minute more until garlic is fragrant.
  • Stir in the rice and chicken broth; increase heat to high and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and simmer, 40-45 minutes, or until the rice is tender and the liquid has been absorbed.
  • Remove from heat and let stand for 5 minutes; fluff with a fork before serving.
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray a baking dish with cooking spray.
  • Place salmon in prepared dish, then cover with salsa.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until flaky.
  • When salmon has only 5 minutes left to cook, heat oil in a medium skillet.
  • Add asparagus, saute until crisp-tender, then sprinkle with balsamic vinegar and black pepper.
  • Serve salmon with asparagus, rice pilaf, and grapes on the side.
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Calories: 546kcal | Carbohydrates: 67g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 49mg | Sodium: 981mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 23g

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