Free Healthy Recipe - Single Salmon Spinach and Filo pies

Low carbohydrate, Low GI, Low sugar

This is another terribly easy meal to serve at a dinner party is you want to cook to impress. Prepare the pastries in advance and 25 minutes before you want to serve the main course pop them in the oven. The filo is the great deceiver, for inside it's crammed with nutrients and flavor from the salmon and silverbeet.

160 grams salmon fillet, skinless (x 4 pieces)
200 grams silverbeet, stalks removed leaves left in tact
2 tsp mustard, dijon
4 tbsp ricotta, reduced fat
½ tsp lemon, juice
½ tsp lemon, zest
2 tsp capers, rinsed, drained and finely chopped
8 filo pastry sheets
1 tbsp olive oil
4 cups broccoli, steamed

Preheat oven to 190C

Wipe salmon fillets with damp paper towel. Blanch silverbeet leaves in boiling water for 2 minutes. Remove with tongs and blot dry.

Combine mustard, ricotta, lemon zest, juice and capers.

Arrange silverbeet leaves out flat in 4 separate bundles.

Spread ricotta mix onto each bundle and lay a piece of salmon on top. Wrap silverbeet around salmon to cover.

Cut filo sheets in half and brush olive oil between each sheet.

Wrap salmon bundle in the filo and brush the top with some more olive oil.

Bake for 20 minutes.

Serve with 4 cups steamed broccoli.

Makes 4 servings

Scale recipe to serves

Prep Time: 18 mins
Cooking Time: 22 mins
Ready in: 40 mins

Suitable for:
Dinner, Entree, Lunch
See also:
Steamed Carrots with Parsley and Lemon
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Nutritional Information - Per Serve
Kj 1837 kj
Calories 439 kcal
Fat 19 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Total Carbohydrate 18 g
Total Protein 45 g
Fibre 8.5 g

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