Saucy Mushroom Salmon with Spinach and Tomato Orzo
Get ready to be wowed by this dish that might rise to the top of your best-of dinner list. We absolutely love this recipe—all of the components are packed with flavor and nutritionally-dense ingredients. Sliced mushrooms and diced onions are sautéed tender and blended with a simple broth-yogurt combination, creating an easy creamy sauce for our seared salmon fillets. Orzo pasta is tossed with sautéed spinach and diced tomatoes, and lightly seasoned to enhance the natural flavors of this veggie-fueled side dish.
Hacking this Recipe: Frozen spinach can be used in place of the fresh spinach in the orzo recipe, just try to squeeze out as much liquid as possible from the thawed spinach (to keep the side dish from getting to watery).
This recipe might seem a bit fancy, but give it a try. We think you'll like it. And, as always, let us know what other kinds of Healthy Recipes you’d like to see. We're always listening and our recipe creators are a creative bunch!
Vegetarian and Vegan Modifications: Tofu, seitan, or tempeh are a great substitution for the salmon in this recipe. Feel free to use your favorite vegan yogurt as a substitute for the yogurt in this recipe.
Gluten-Free Modifications: Gluten-free pasta or rice work very well as a substitute for the orzo in this recipe.