Have a Plant: Fruits & Veggies for Better Health

Broiled Salmon over Cucumber Salad


If you are cooking dinner this Valentine’s Day, show some love for both your special someone and your heart with this heart-healthy dish.


  1. In a small bowl, with a vegetable peeler, cut thin slices from each cucumber half up to seed portion. Stir in onion, vinegar, 1 teaspoon oil, salt, and black pepper; refrigerate until ready to serve.
  2. Preheat broiler to high and place oven rack 4 to 5 inches from broiler. Coat both sides of salmon with remaining oil and lemon juice and season with lemon pepper seasoning and garlic powder; broil 8 to 10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mix sour cream and dill; spread evenly over salmon. Broil 3 minutes more or until topping is lightly browned, salmon is opaque throughout and internal temperature reaches 145° F. Serve over cucumber salad and garnish with lemon and dill.

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