Baked Salmon

Recipe from the Elders Of All Nations Cookbook
By Margret Harbone

Serves: about 19 (or less if not including head, tail and fins)

Per serving: Calories: 294, Protein: 36 g, Fat: 15 g, Fat-saturated: 2.6 g, Sugar: 0.8 g, Carbohydrate: 1.9 g, Cholesterol: 104 mg, Fibre: 0.4 g, Sodium: 210 mg, Calcium: 15 mg, Iron 1 mg.


  • 1 whole salmon (about 7 lbs)
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 1 yellow pepper, chopped
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp non-hydrogenated margarine
  • ¼ cup green onions


  1. Cut salmon in half, take out back bone and rib bones.
  2. Place salmon in large baking pan. Bake for 20 minutes at 350° in oven.
  3. In large frying pan, stir fry peppers, garlic, onion, margarine and salt for 5 minutes. Place over salmon and bake for an additional 20 minutes, covered with foil.

Suggested Meal:

Serve with ½ cup brown rice or 1 medium potato or 1 whole wheat bun. Add vegetables to complete!

Recipe reprinted with permission from the Elders of All Nations Cookbook: 2nd Edition with Diabetes-Friendly Recipes, 2008 brought to you by ADAPT (Aboriginal Diabetes Awareness, Prevention and Teaching Program), Vancouver Native Health Society, and the Elders Program at Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre Society.

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