Servings: 4                calories: 320    Fat: 18g    Carbs: 18g   Protein: 26g

Ingredients:

4 4oz salmon fillets, fresh or frozen
1 lb carrots, cut diagonally into ¼ inch slices
1 ½ T maple syrup
½ t pumpkin pie spice
½ c finely crushed pecans
2 T olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Thaw fish if frozen and preheat over to 4250F
  2. Lind a 15x10x1 in baking pan with foil and set aside
  3. In large bowl combine carrots, 1 T of olive oil, salt, pepper and the pumpkin spice
  4. Arrange carrots on ½ of the prepared baking pan
  5. Bake 10 mins
  6. Meanwhile – Rinse fish; pat dry with paper towel
  7. Brush top of fish with 1 ½ T maple syrup
  8. Sprinkle with pecans, pressing to adhere
  9. Place fish in baking pan next to carrots
  10. Lightly coat top of fish with remaining olive oil
  11. Bake 10-15 min more, or until fish flakes easily when tested wit ha fork and carrots are tender
  12. To serve, divide carrots among dinner plates and top with salmon.

 

Salmon, nuts and olive oil all contribute to healthy fats in this recipe