Lemon Salmon with Basil

“At our house we opt for healthy foods, and this lemony salmon with basil is a knockout in the good-for-you category. We have it with asparagus or zucchini.” —Shanna Belz, Prineville, Oregon

Salmon fillet with lemon
Lemon Salmon with Basil
Lemon Salmon with Basil
Servings Cook Time
4people 25minutes
Servings
4people
Cook Time
25minutes
Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375°. Place salmon in a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Drizzle with oil; sprinkle with lemon zest, salt, pepper and 2 tablespoons basil; top with lemon slices.
  2. Bake 15-20 minutes or until fish just begins to flake easily with a fork. If desired, top with additional basil.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts

1 salmon fillet: 294 calories, 18g fat (3g saturated fat), 85mg cholesterol, 381mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fibre), 29g protein.

Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1/2 fat.