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Olive-Crusted Salmon

Nutrition Label olive crusted salmonPrep and cook time: 20 minutes


  • Cooking spray
  • 1 cup pimento-stuffed Spanish olives
  • 1 piece of whole-wheat bread
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 4 (4 oz. each) salmon fillets


  1. Put oven on broiler setting. Place oven rack 6 inches from broiler flame.
  2. Line a rimmed baking sheet or roasting pan with foil and spray with cooking spray.
  3. Place olives, bread, and lemon zest into a food processor and process until it reaches a paste texture.
  4. Pat salmon dry and spread a heaping tablespoon of olive mixture over each piece.
  5. Broil fish about 15 minutes, checking halfway through to make sure it doesn’t burn.

Servings: 4

Reviewed by: Mary L. Gavin, MD