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Salmon Salad with Glazed Walnuts

This main-dish salad was inspired by something I ate while on a trip. The glazed walnuts give it something special. I've also topped it with grilled chicken or portobello mushrooms with amazing results. —Joanna Kobernik, Berkley, Michigan
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings


  • 2 salmon fillets (4 ounces each)
  • 6 tablespoons reduced-fat balsamic vinaigrette, divided
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 cups spring mix salad greens
  • 1/4 cup glazed walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese


  • Brush salmon with 2 tablespoons vinaigrette; sprinkle with pepper. On a greased grill rack, cook salmon, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat just until fish begins to flake easily with a fork, 3-4 minutes on each side.
  • In a bowl, toss salad greens with remaining vinaigrette. Divide between 2 plates; sprinkle with walnuts and cheese. Top with salmon.
Nutrition Facts
1 serving: 374 calories, 25g fat (5g saturated fat), 64mg cholesterol, 607mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 4g fiber), 24g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 3 fat, 1/2 starch.

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