Surprise your family and friends with this really cool kidney friendly recipe!
The health benefits of salmon make it an excellent choice for the kidney diet. Salmon is loaded with omega-3 fatty acids that help decrease chronic inflammation and protect against heart disease and cancer.
One-pan salmon meal
- 4 Servings
- Preparation Time: 15 minutes
- Cook Time: 20 Minutes
- Total Time: 35 Minutes
- 415 Calories approx.
- 4 salmon fillets 5- to 6-oz. each
- 1 pound butternut squash cubes
- 1 pound fresh Kale
- 5 tablespoons Olive Oil
- 1 lemon halved
- Garlic, parsley and pepper to taste
- Preheat oven to 400°.
- Add squash cubes to a large bowl. Drizzle with 2 tablespoons olive oil and season with garlic, parsley and pepper; toss to coat.
- Arrange squash cubes on a rimmed baking sheet and roast until squash cubes are tender, 10-15 minutes.
- While the squash cubes roast, trim the kale and place in the same large bowl used for the squash. Drizzle with 2 tablespoons olive oil and season with garlic, parsley and pepper; toss to coat.
- When squash cubes are tender, remove from oven and preheat broiler to high.
- Arrange salmon in center of baking sheet with squash cubes and add kale. Drizzle remaining tablespoon olive oil over the salmon and season with garlic, parsley and pepper. Squeeze lemon halves over entire baking sheet and, if desired, slice lemon slices and add to baking sheet.
- Broil salmon, kale, squash, and lemons 10 minutes, or until salmon is no longer translucent but still moist in center and kale, squash, and lemons are lightly browned. Serve with home made vinagrette, if desired.
Kale is considered a lower potassium food, but keep in mind the serving size is considered 1/2 cup.