Anti-inflammatory recipes are trending now and if you like salmon, this seafood dinner loaded with anti-inflammatory ingredients will become a must-make! Veggies, salmon, and lentils combine to make an all-in-one meal--no additional side dishes needed.

Colleen Weeden
Source: Better Homes and Gardens


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Recipe Summary

15 mins
30 mins
12 mins to 15 mins at 450°
4 1/2 cups lentil mixture


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Instructions Checklist
  • In a large skillet heat olive oil over medium. Add onion and garlic. Cook and stir for 5 minutes. Add cumin; cook and stir 1 minute more. Stir in water, lentils, and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Stir in broccoli; cover and simmer 5 minutes more or until lentils are tender.

  • Meanwhile, preheat oven to 450°F. Line a baking sheet with foil. In a small bowl combine the chili powder, cinnamon, paprika, pepper, and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt. Rub all over salmon fillets. Place on prepared baking sheet. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.

  • Stir spinach into lentil mixture until wilted. Place mixture in shallow bowls topped with salmon and sprinkled with walnuts. Serve with lemon wedges.

Nutrition Facts

533 calories; total fat 24g; saturated fat 3g; polyunsaturated fat 11g; monounsaturated fat 9g; cholesterol 62mg; sodium 691mg; potassium 1247mg; carbohydrates 44g; fiber 10g; sugar 5g; protein 40g; trans fatty acid 0g; vitamin a 3940IU; vitamin c 82mg; thiamin 1mg; riboflavin 1mg; niacin equivalents 11mg; vitamin b6 1mg; folate 358mcg; vitamin b12 4mcg; calcium 132mg; iron 6mg.