Baked Salmon Dijon with vegetables
What’s For Dinner?

When planning Baked Salmon Dijon, start with a salad appetizer.

Baby spinach leaves with seasonal fresh vegetables or fruits like sugar snap peas or sliced pears go nicely with a low-fat vinaigrette dressing. For the main course, stick with lean meats or fish. Below you’ll find a recipe for baked salmon.

Designed to serve six people, it takes about 1/2 hour to prepare.

Baked Salmon Dijon Nutrition information, including carbohydrate grams, is provided.

Yield: 6 main dish servings.


  • 1 Cup  fat-free sour cream
  • 2 tsp dried dill
  • 3 Tbsp finely chopped scallions
  • 2 Tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 lb salmon fillet with skin (cut in center)
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • Fat-free cooking spray as needed


  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. Whisk sour cream, dill, onion, mustard, and lemon juice in small bowl to blend. Lightly oil baking sheet with cooking spray.
  3. Place salmon, skin side down, on prepared sheet.
  4. Sprinkle with garlic powder and pepper, then spread with the sauce.
  5. Bake salmon until just opaque in center, about 20 minutes.


Nutrition Information Per Serving:
Calories 196
Total Fat 7g
Saturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 76mg
Sodium 229mg
Fiber less than 1g
Protein 27g
Carbohydrates 5g