3-Ingredient Meals: Salmon, Cream Cheese and Spinach

3-Ingredient Meals: Salmon, Cream Cheese and Spinach

1. Salmon and Spinach Pizza

WHAT ELSE YOU NEED: Naan bread, sour cream, garlic, dill, Monterey Jack cheese

MAKE IT: Heat oven to 400˚F. Place a piece of whole-wheat naan bread on an ungreased baking sheet. In a medium bowl, combine 3 tbsp reduced-fat cream cheese, 2 tbsp reduced-fat sour cream, 1 clove minced garlic, ¼ tsp dried dill, and 1 cup chopped baby spinach. Spread mixture on naan. Top with 4 oz. cooked, flaked salmon and ½ cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese. Bake for 10–13 minutes or until cheese is melted. Serves 1

NUTRITION FACTS: 679 calories, 55g protein, 64g carbs, 51g fat, 9g fiber

2. Whole-Wheat Pasta with Spinach and Salmon

WHAT ELSE YOU NEED: Whole-wheat spaghetti, onion, olive oil, milk, flour, pepper, Parmesan cheese

MAKE IT: Cook and drain ½ lb of spaghetti. In a large pot, sauté ½ minced medium onion in 1 tsp olive oil. Add ½ cup low-fat milk, 1 tbsp fl our, and ¼ tsp black pepper and cook until bubbly, stirring constantly. Dump in 1 package of baby spinach; 2 tbsp each of grated Parmesan cheese and reduced-fat cream cheese; 8 oz cooked, flaked salmon; and the cooked pasta, stirring ingredients together. Cover the pot with a lid until spinach is wilted. Serves 2

NUTRITION FACTS: 741 calories, 48g protein, 93g carbs, 22g fat, 1g fiber

3. Salmon with Spinach and Dill Sauce

WHAT ELSE YOU NEED: Olive oil, salt, pepper, Greek yogurt, chives or scallions

MAKE IT: Preheat oven to 400˚F. Place 1 lb salmon, skin-side down, on a foil-lined baking sheet, allowing enough foil to make a pocket around the fish. Rub fish with 2 tsp olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Bake for 15 minutes or until cooked through. Discard skin. In a bowl, combine ¼ cup reduced-fat cream cheese, 2 tbsp Greek yogurt, ½ tsp dried chives, 2 thinly sliced scallions, and ½ tsp each salt and pepper. Wilt 1 package of baby spinach by placing 2 tbsp water in a large skillet with spinach over high heat. Cook for 2–3 minutes; drain well. Serve fish over spinach, topped with sauce. Serves 2

NUTRITION FACTS: 576 calories, 53g protein, 4g carbs, 37g fat, 0g fiber

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