• prep: 20 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 50 min
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    Have you ever seen a Baked Salmon that looks so festive? What's more, it's DEAD EASY! Featuring a honey butter-glazed side of salmon baked in foil, slathered with creamy dill sauce and finally topped with a glittering Holiday Tapenade, this Salmon Tarator inspired dish pays extremely high dividends for very little work. See notes for alternatives for many of the ingredients - even the salmon!

    Ingredients

    • 1.2 - 1.5 kg / 2.4 - 3lb salmon side ((skin on, bones removed, Note 1))
    • 2 1/4 tsp salt (, cooking/kosher (Note 2))
    • 1 tsp black pepper
    • 150g / 5oz butter (, unsalted)
    • 1/2 cup honey
    • 3 garlic cloves (, finely minced (garlic press or knife))
    • 1 1/2 cups sour cream (, full fat (low fat is too watery))
    • 1/2 cup fresh dill (, finely chopped (lightly packed cup))
    • 1/2 eschallot (French onion) (, finely grated)
    • 1 1/2 tbsp lemon zest
    • 1/2 tsp salt (, cooking/kosher (Note 2))
    • 1 cup dried cranberries
    • 1 cup orange juice
    • 1 cup slivered almonds (, toasted (Note 3))
    • 1/3 cup parsley (, roughly chopped)
    • 1/4 tsp each salt and pepper
    • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
    • 1 pomegranate (, only the seeds)
    • 1/4 cup parsley (, roughly chopped)
    • 3 tbsp lemon juice
    • 2 lemons, extra (, cut in 6 pieces each (for serving, don't skip this))

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 0 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 0 mg 0%
    • Calcium: 0 mg 0%
    • Potassium: 0 mg 0%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 0 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 0 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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