Ho Ho Ho! It’s the time of the year for some merry festive bingeing!
Before you weigh yourself in horror post-Christmas and blame yourself for the reckless gluttony, let us take a peek at some of the festive dishes that are lurking with calories.
*turkey breast without skin is 305 calories.
So here is an easy and healthy Xmas dish that you can introduce to the dinner table for a change this year. Lots of omega goodness and low in salt! Yummy too!
Healthier Xmas Recipe: Roasted Salmon with Crispy Potatoes and Broccoli
1 serving: 260 calories Cooking time: 30 mins
Recipe below shows 4 servings:
1 head broccoli
450g Yukon gold potatoes
1 large red onion
3 tbsp. olive oil
A dash of salt and pepper
1 piece of skinless salmon fillet
1 tbsp mayonnaise
1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1/2 clove garlic
- Heat oven to 230 degrees celcius. On a baking sheet, toss together the broccoli, potatoes, and onion with the olive oil, salt, and pepper. Spread in an even layer and roast for 15 minutes.
- Season the salmon with 1/4 teaspoons each salt and pepper, nestle it among the vegetables and continue roasting until the vegetables are golden brown and tender and the salmon is opaque throughout, 8 to 10 minutes more.
- Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, lemon juice, and garlic. Serve with the salmon and the vegetables.