A Sunrise Recipe: Salmon Beet Salad

Sunrise Senior Living  |  February 16, 2017
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The buttery flavor of salmon and spicy profile of the beet salad combine into one light and refreshing recipe, perfect for any night of the week!

Nutrition Fact: Beets contain powerful nutrient compounds found in their pigments that may promote eye and overall nerve tissue health.

Salmon Salad
Serves 1-2

Ingredients:

  • 6 ounces skinless salmon fillet, cooked and flaked.
  • ½ avocado, peeled, pitted, and diced
  • ½ cup cooked beets, diced
  • ¼ cup red onions, thinly sliced
  • 3 cups mixed greens
  • 2 tablespoons pistachios, chopped

Instructions:

  1. Combine salmon, avocado, beets, and onions. Toss with a small amount of dressing.
  2. Toss greens with dressing. Arrange on an appropriate salad plate. Top with salmon mixture. Garnish with pistachios. Serve immediately.

Dressing
Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons of white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon orange zest
  • ¼ teaspoon chili powder
  • Ground black pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Whisk together vinegar, oil, zest, and chili powder. Season to taste. Set aside.