Switch up your regular salmon dinner with one of these easy recipes.
Cost per serving: $3.19
Sesame seeds can be expensive when sold in small quantities in a grocery store’s spice section. To save a bundle, find the seeds in the store’s bulk bin and purchase only the amount you need.
See recipe: Seared Sesame-Crusted Salmon
Cost per serving: $1.58
These burgers are delicious with tartar sauce or mayo and slices of red onion. The patties are a bit fragile, so oil your grill or pan well and use a large spatula to handle them.
See recipe: Salmon Burgers
Cost per serving: $2.41
The syrup’s sweetness brings out the delicate flavor in the fish―you’ll be surprised at how well they go together. Add a baked potato and a green vegetable such as broccoli or beans to round out the meal.
See recipe: Maple-Glazed Salmon Fillets
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 10-12 minutes
Cost per serving: $2.55
Preheat oven to 350ºF and mist a baking sheet with cooking spray. Place a 3-oz. piece of salmon, skin side down, on baking sheet. Sprinkle with ½ tsp. each chopped fresh dill, thyme and parsley (or substitute 1 tsp. dried Italian seasoning). Season with ¼ tsp. each salt and pepper. Place a thin slice of fresh lemon on top and bake until just cooked through, 10 to 12 minutes. Serve over ¾ cup cooked whole-wheat couscous tossed with 1 Tbsp. raisins, 1 Tbsp. chopped cashews and ½ cup steamed baby spinach.
PER SERVING: 440 Cal., 15g Fat (3g Sat.), 50mg Chol., 6g Fiber, 28g Pro., 52g Carb., 696mg Sod.
Cost per serving: $3.27
You heard it before: The nutrients in fish are essential to wellness. This quick and tasty dish makes eating healthy easy.
See Recipe: Poached Salmon Steaks with Yogurt-Dill Sauce
Cost per serving: $1.08
Get even picky eaters to happily eat their veggies with this Salmon-Spinach Frittata recipe. This frittata is great any time of day—serve it at brunch, or eat any leftovers at room temperature for lunch.
See recipe: Salmon-Spinach Frittata
Cost per serving: $3.46
For a delicious and nutritious dinner, you can't beat this tasty meal. If you don't like salmon, you can substitute halibut or cod and follow the same cooking instructions if the fillets are 5 ounces each. You also can mix up this recipe by using chopped dried apricots instead of cranberries.
See recipe: Salmon and Couscous Packets
Cost per serving: $3.12
Tell your kids they’re eating potato chips for dinner when you serve this fun fish recipe. It’s perfect for busy weeknights, because it’s on the table in just 15 minutes.
See recipe: Salmon Fillets with Potato Chip Crust
Cost per serving: $3.11
Mint and garlic give the mineral-rich yogurt sauce a Mediterranean flair in this delicious, gourmet-tasting dish.
See recipe: Grilled Salmon with Yogurt-Mint Sauce
Cost per serving: $1.04
Guests will be coming back for more when you pass around these tasty appetizers. The light starter is perfect for summer gatherings, but appropriate year round.
See recipe: Endive with Smoked Salmon