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Harvest Salmon Salad
Prep Time
25 mins
Cook Time
12 mins
Total Time
37 mins
 
Servings: 4 servings
Calories per serving: 354 kcal
Ingredients
  • 1 lb Atlantic salmon, skin on (see notes below)
  • 10 cups chopped kale, stems removed (160 grams)
  • 3 cups butternut squash, cubed (420 grams)
  • 1/3 cup 50% reduced sugar Craisins (53 grams)
  • 1/3 cup roasted, salted pumpkin seeds (40 grams)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil, divided (1/2 oz)
  • 1 1/2 tsp Oh My Spice! Lemon Pepper Seasoning
Honey Mustard Dressing
  • 3 tbsp Dijon mustard (1 1/2 oz)
  • 2 tbsp honey (1 oz)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil (1 oz)
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar (1 oz)
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • Salt & pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  Line 2 baking sheets with aluminum foil.

  2. Arrange salmon, skin side down, on a lined baking sheet.  Season with 1/2 tsp Lemon Pepper Seasoning. Bake at 400 degrees for 12 minutes or until it flakes apart easily.  While still hot, remove salmon flesh from the skin.

  3. Add cubed butternut squash to another lined baking sheet. Drizzle with 1/2 tbsp olive oil and toss until coated, then season with remaining Lemon Pepper seasoning. Bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes.

  4. Add kale to a large bowl and pour remaining olive oil into your hands.  Massage kale until it is dark green (it should take about 5 minutes for the whole bowl).

  5. Arrange salad by layering kale at the bottom of a serving bowl.  Top with butternut squash and dried cranberries.  Place salmon on top, then pour dressing over the salad. Finish with roasted pumpkin seeds.

Recipe Notes

When you’re buying salmon, there are a few things to consider. First, double check to make sure that it’s sustainable salmon. Next, figure out what you want in terms of flavor and nutrition. Wild caught salmon from the Pacific Northwest are usually less fatty, but are stronger in taste and less tender than Atlantic varieties. This site has a good breakdown of the fat content of the different types.

Nutrition Facts
Harvest Salmon Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 354 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Cholesterol 62mg21%
Sodium 228mg10%
Potassium 1189mg34%
Carbohydrates 37g12%
Fiber 8g33%
Sugar 17g19%
Protein 29g58%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.