Recipes for Diabetes: Easy Baked Salmon


Omega-3-rich salmon is a great choice for anyone, regardless of whether or not they have diabetes. Enjoy with steamed veggies and a big salad and you have a meal that’s perfect for people living with diabetes.

Easy Baked Salmon
Serves 4

2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1½ tablespoons chives
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
Olive oil spray
4 4-ounce wild salmon fillets

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Combine the olive oil, lemon juice, chives, lemon peel, salt, and pepper in a small bowl and stir until well blended. Spray a large, shallow baking pan with olive oil. Place the salmon fillets skin side down in the dish and rub the oil mixture over the fish. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, or until just done. (Do not overcook.)

Nutrition per serving: calories 154, protein 23 g, carbohydrates 1 g, fiber trace, fat 6 g, sodium 209 mg.

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