Wild-caught salmon is one of the healthiest foods you can eat!

It is loaded with the healthy omega-3 fats DHA and EPA which are essential to proper brain and heart function.

salmonThis recipe includes extra healthy fat from grass-fed butter, which adds both nutrition and flavor. Serve with organic greens such as spinach or kale for a complete low carb meal!

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 tablespoon organic olive oil
  • 3 lbs wild caught salmon
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • ground organic black pepper
  • 14 tablespoons grass-fed butter
  • 1 organic lemon

INSTRUCTIONS

1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
2. Grease a large baking dish with olive oil. Place the salmon, with the skin-side down, in the prepared baking dish. Generously season with salt and pepper.
3. Slice the lemon thinly and place on top of the salmon. Cover with half of the butter in thin slices.
4. Bake on middle rack for about 20–30 minutes, or until the salmon is opaque and flakes easily with a fork.
5. Heat the rest of the butter in a small sauce pan until it starts to bubble.
6. Remove from heat and let cool a little. Gently add some lemon juice.
7. Serve the fish with the lemon butter and a side dish of your choice.

 

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Adapted from thedietdoctor.com