This Fish Has Gone Nuts!

This Fish Has Gone Nuts!

Courtesy of epicurious 4 Servings • 45 Min. Cook Time


For the Salmon:
2 6-oz. salmon fillets, halved
1/4 c. maple syrup
1/4 c. chopped walnuts
fresh lemon juice

For the Lentil Soup:
1 c. red lentils
1 red onion, peeled and chopped
1 medium potato, peeled and chopped
2 carrots, peeled and chopped
salt and pepper to taste
2 Tbsp. dried mint


1. Preheat the oven to 375°F. Place the salmon on baking sheets, and drizzle 1 tablespoon of maple syrup on top of each and top with a few walnuts. Bake for 20 minutes or until the fish is firm and lightly golden.

2. In a large pot, combine all ingredients and 2 cups of water and cook over moderately low heat for 45 minutes, or until the lentils and vegetables are soft. Let soup cool then blend with a handheld blender. Add a dash of lemon to taste. Serve with the fish.

From The 2014 Healthy Lunchtime Challenge Cookbook

Recipe Provided by Maliha Amarsi, Age 9

All Food Photography by Jeff Elkins of Jeff Elkins Photography for Epicurious

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Calories: 479; Total Fat: 13g; Total Carbs: 48g; Protein: 32g;