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Salmon with Salsa Verde

Hop on into Spring with me! This time of year, I crave nothing but green vegetables, I swear. Pair this meal with a hearty vegetable salad, a puree, or potatoes and you'll feel satisfied and light.

Salmon with Salsa Verde

Serves: 1     Time: 30 minutes tops     Difficulty: Looks fancy for easy as pie, doesn't it?

INGREDIENTS:

- 1 salmon steak

- 1 tsp. capers, chopped

- small handful of parsley, chopped

- 1 tsp. Dijon mustard

- 1 tsp. grainy mustard

- 1 tsp. vinegar

- 2 T. extra virgin olive oil

- pinch crushed red pepper flakes (optional)

- salt, pepper

DIRECTIONS:

Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.

Heat 1 T. of oil in an oven-safe pan. Season the salmon on both sides with salt and pepper. Add the salmon to the pan, searing on each side for 1 1/2 minutes. Transfer the pan to the oven and cook for 8-10 minutes.

Mix together the capers, parsley, Dijon and grainy mustards, vinegar, and red pepper (if using). Slowly whisk in 1 T. of oil and season with pepper.

Plate the salmon and spoon the sauce over the top.