Salmon with Peppered Balsamic Strawberries


4-oz salmon fillets


Fresh lemon zest

2 teaspoons

Sea salt

¼ teaspoon

Freshly ground black pepper

¼ teaspoon


½ pound


Ingredients for Peppered Balsamic Strawberries

Small diced fresh strawberries

2 cups

Fresh basil chiffonade

2 tablespoons

Balsamic vinegar

1 tablespoon

Turbinado sugar

1 tablespoon

Coarsely ground black pepper

½ teaspoon

Serving: 4


  1. Preheat a grill or broiler.
  2. Season the salmon fillets with lemon zest, salt and pepper.
  3. Grill or broil the salmon fillets 3 to 5 minutes on each side, until the fish is cooked through.
  4. In a medium bowl, mix the strawberries, basil, vinegar, sugar and pepper until well combined.
  5. Steam the spinach to your desired doneness about 3-5 minutes.
  6. Evenly divide the steamed spinach among four plates. Place each salmon fillet on greens and top with ½ cup of peppered balsamic strawberries.

Nutritional Profile

Serving size

1 fillet




31 g


10 g


3 g


285 mg

Vitamin A

5,445 IU

Vitamin C

60 mg

Vitamin E

2 IU


1 mg

Beta carotene

3,240 mcg

Lutein & zeaxanthin

7 mg

Omega-3 fatty acids

3 g

Source: Jennifer Thompson and Johanna Seddon, Eat Right for Your Sight: Simple, Tasty Recipes that Help Reduce the Risk of Vision Loss from Macular Degeneration, 2015

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