Makes: 2 servings | Prep Time: 30 minutes
- 2 salmon fillets (6 ounces each), skin removed
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 3 tablespoons quick-cooking oats, crushed
- 3 tablespoons finely chopped walnuts
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
Preheat oven to 400°. Place salmon on a baking sheet; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Combine remaining ingredients; press onto salmon. Bake until fish just begins to flake easily with a fork, 12-15 minutes.
Test Kitchen tips:
- Oatmeal’s complex carbohydrates help your body release serotonin and improve your mood.
- When you’re shopping, buy wild-caught salmon if it’s available. It has a significantly higher vitamin D content than farm-raised salmon.
- Salmon is loaded with omega-3 fatty acids, which can help reduce your risk of depression.
1 fillet: 484 calories, 37g fat (6g saturated fat), 85mg cholesterol, 381mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 32g protein. Diabetic exchanges: 5 lean meat, 3 fat, 1/2 starch.
Original source: https://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/walnut-and-oat-crusted-salmon/