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This incredibly simple yet delicious dish combines the flavours of fresh dill and lemon with the rich taste of salmon. If you don't have fresh dill, substitute 2 teaspoons of dried dill. For added flavour, garnish each fillet with freshly grated lemon zest before serving.

Servings: 4


4 salmon fillets (4 ounces/120 grams each)

2 cloves garlic, chopped

2 tablespoons fresh dill, finely chopped

Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

4 lemon slices


Preheat oven to 375F (180C).

Place fillets on a baking sheet lightly coated with cooking spray. Evenly sprinkle the fillets with the garlic and dill. Place a lemon slice on top of each fillet.

Bake for 12 to 16 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.

Per serving: 165 calories, 23 grams protein, 7 grams total fat (1 gram saturated fat), 1 gram carbohydrate, 0 grams fibre, 63 milligrams cholesterol, 51 milligrams sodium

From Foods that Fight Disease © Leslie Beck, 2008. Reprinted by permission from Penguin Group (Canada), a division of Pearson Canada Inc.

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