Salmon Power Salad with Honey-Dijon Vinaigrette
Recipe type: Main Dish
Serves: 4
This Salmon Power Salad is full of superfoods such as blueberries, walnuts, spinach, and of course, salmon. This delicious salad is full of health-boosting power!
For the salmon:
  • 1 lb. fresh salmon, skin on
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. brown sugar
For the vinaigrette:
  • 2 ½ tbsp. plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 ½ tbsp. honey
  • 1 ½ tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 3 tbsp. white wine vinegar
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
For the salad:
  • 8 cups baby spinach
  • ½ small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup walnuts, lightly toasted and chopped
  • 1 avocado, pitted and cut into cubes
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 2 oz. goat cheese, crumbled
Prepare the salmon:
  1. In a small bowl, stir together the chili powder and brown sugar. Rub over the top of the salmon.
  2. Heat a grill pan over medium heat and lightly spray with cooking spray. Place salmon in the pan, skin side down, and grill until cooked through, about 5 minutes per side. Remove to a clean plate to cool slightly.
Make the vinaigrette:
  1. Whisk together yogurt, honey, Dijon, and vinegar until smooth. Whisk in olive oil. Add salt and pepper, to taste.
Assemble the salads:
  1. Place two cups spinach in each of 4 bowls. Lightly drizzle with vinaigrette and gently toss to distribute. Top with red onion, walnuts, avocado, blueberries, and goat cheese. Break the salmon into bite-size pieces and arrange on salads. Drizzle salads with remaining vinaigrette and serve.
Source: Kristine's Kitchen original.
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