Roasted salmon with pearl couscous and date-apple salad
Diabetes-Friendly, Soy-Free, Mediterranean
30 – 45 Minutes
Light, healthy, yet hearty, this fish dish is a surefire crowd-pleaser, with wild-caught seafood and a side of chewy pearl couscous tossed with greens and salty bits of feta.
In your bag
- ½ cup pearl couscous
- Seafood options:
- 2 wild Alaskan skin-on salmon fillets (about 5 ounces each)
- 2 wild Alaskan skinless halibut fillets (about 5 ounces each)
- 10 ounces wild sea scallops
- 1 or 2 organic celery ribs (about ¼ pound total)
- 1 organic Granny Smith or other apple
- 3 or 4 Medjool dates (with pits; about 3 ounces total)
- 3 tablespoons crumbled feta
- Sun Basket sherry vinaigrette base (maple syrup - sherry vinegar - coriander - cinnamon)
- 1 organic lemon
- 3 ounces organic baby spinach or other leafy greens
Pearl couscous, also known as Israeli couscous, was developed in the 1950s in Israel as a wheat-based alternative during a rice shortage. It has a wonderfully nutty taste and chewy texture and absorbs the flavors of whatever seasonings it’s served with, making it one of our favorite starches.
Calories: 680, Protein: 37g (74% DV), Fiber: 9g (36% DV), Total Fat: 24g (37% DV), Monounsaturated Fat: 16g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.5g, Saturated Fat: 5g (25% DV), Cholesterol: 115mg (38% DV), Sodium: 280mg (12% DV), Carbohydrates: 79g (26% DV), Total Sugars: 43g, Added Sugars: 3g (6% DV).
Contains: Milk, Wheat
Sodium does not include pantry salt; for reference, ⅛ teaspoon kosher salt per serving averages 240mg (10% DV). Not a significant source of trans fat. Packed in a facility that handles all major food allergens* and gluten. *Milk, Eggs, Fish, Crustacean Shellfish, Tree Nuts, Peanuts, Wheat, Soybeans.
This recipe meets the American Diabetes Association Nutrition Guidlines