Grilled salmon with roasted turnips

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    Fish always pairs well with root vegetables. Turnips are a great low–carb alternative to starchy potatoes. It is rich in Omega-3 fatty acids, so grilled salmon is a decadent treat and a great low–carb protein. This recipe uses magnesium-rich turnip greens as well as the root. You can keep your shopping list simple and your body healthy and strong.



    • For: 1 serving
    • Preparation: 10 min
    • Cooking: 20 min
    • Ready in: 30 min


    1. Preheat the oven to 400° F
    2. Chop the greens off of the turnips, wash and set aside.
    3. Cut the turnips in half and sprinkle them with salt.
    4. Put it in a roasting pan with a little water or vegetable stock, cover, and bake for twenty minutes or until tender.
    5. Add the greens to the roasting pan and roast for an additional 2 minutes until they wilt.
    6. In a small bowl, combine olive oil, lemon juice, capers, and parsley to make the vinaigrette.
    7. Brush the salmon lightly with olive oil and season it with salt.
    8. Grill for three to four minutes per side, depending on thickness and desired doneness.
    9. Serve salmon with roasted turnips and drizzle with the parsley caper vinaigrette.
    • Per recipe
    • Energy: 402 kcal / 1680 kJ
    • Fat: 22 g
    • Protein: 29 g
    • Carbs: 22 g


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