Nourishing Recipes

Salmon and Red Lentils


Serves: 4 | Serving Size: 1 plate

Total Time: 25 min | Prep: 5 min | Cook: 20 min

This wonderful dinner is baked in the oven and ready in 20 minutes.


  • 1 cup diced sweet and hot peppers

  • 1/4 cup diced onion

  • spray olive oil

  • 3/4 cup red lentils

  • 2 cups water

  • 12 ounces of salmon or other boneless fish fillets (4 fillets that are 3 ounces each)

  • pinch sesame seeds or everything bagel spice

  • 6 cups arugula

  • 1 orange


  1. Saute the peppers and onions in a Dutch oven pan. Add the lentils and water.

  2. Then season with salt, pepper, and Italian seasoning mix.

  3. Meanwhile, roast the fish in the oven with a little olive oil spray and everything bagel spice. Or you can use sesame seeds.

  4. Roast the orange alongside the fish. They should both be done in about 20-25 minutes.

  5. Place the lentils on the plate, followed by the fish, and then place the arugula or other greens next to the fish. Top the greens and the fish with the roasted orange juice.


Try the recipe with different fish and different beans. If following a low FODMAP diet, serve without beans. 


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