Walnut Omega Harvest Salad with Cider Glazed Salmon

A great tasting way to get those omega-3s in your diet This recipe contains over 25 grams of omega-3s

Authored by: Walnut Marketing Board

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  • Cooking Time: Under 30 minutes
  • Serves: 4
  • Suitable Diets: Dairy Free, Wheat Free


  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup frozen apple juice concentrate
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon fresh Thyme leaves
  • 44ounce salmon fillets
  • 1 tablespoon walnut oil
  • 3 heads Belgian endive
  • 2 red apples, cored
  • Thyme sprigs for garnish, optional


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Pour water over walnuts and drain. Toss walnuts with sugar and place on a parchment lined baking sheet. Bake for 57 minutes. Set aside. In a small bowl, whisk toghether apple juice concentrate, honey, garlic, and thyme.Change oven setting to broil. Place salmon fillets, skin side down on a nonstick broiler pan and brush with cider mixture. Broil 4 inches from heat for about 1012 minutes or until firm to the touch, basting once. Remove fish from broiler and baste once more.Spray a small saucepan with canola cooking spray. Add shallots and saute until just softened, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat and add any remaining basting glaze, the vinegar and the walnut oil.Cut bases from endive and separate spears. Divide among 4 plates. Slice apples thinly and arrange in small fan groupings of plates. Place salmon on top and sprinkle with walnuts. Drizzle dressing over salads, garnish with sprigs of thyme and serve immediately.Provides 2.57g omega3s.