Roasted Salmon with Tomatillos

Roasted Salmon with Tomatillos

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Recipe Rating: 3.41817
Serves 6
Smoky chipotle chiles add a spicy flavor to the tomato and cilantro sauce which slowly bakes into the salmon. Tomatillos are small Mexican green tomatoes which add a pleasant tartness. Serve this dish over wilted greens or quinoa pilaf with toasted pumpkin seeds.
Ingredients: 
  • 6 (6-ounce) salmon fillets
  • 1/2 red onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 pound medium tomatillos, peeled and halved
  • 2 chipotle chiles in adobo sauce
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
Method: 
Preheat the oven to 450°F. In a blender, combine onion, garlic, tomatillos, chiles, cilantro, lime juice and salt. Blend until combined by still slightly coarse.

Arrange salmon in a baking dish and pour tomato mixture over the top. Bake until the salmon is cooked through, about 25 minutes.
Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving: 290 calories (90 from fat), 10g total fat, 1.5g saturated fat, 85mg cholesterol, 810mg sodium, 16g carbohydrates, (3 g dietary fiber, 9g sugar), 33g protein.
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