Salmon and Summer Squash with Dill Vinaigrette
3 ounces salmon + 1/2 cup squash
- Higher Potassium
- 1 tablespoon shallot
- 2 tablespoons fresh dill weed
- 2 medium crookneck squash
- 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 pound salmon fillets
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- Chop shallot and dill weed. Cut squash into thin sticks 1/4″ x 2-1/2″.
- In a salad dressing bottle, combine shallot, dill weed, vinegar, 2 tablespoons olive oil and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Set aside.
- Rub salmon fillet with oil and season with pepper. Spray a nonstick skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium heat. Add salmon fillet, skin side down, and cook for 3-5 minutes; turn and cook 3-5 minutes or until cooked through and opaque.
- In a separate skillet heat 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium-high heat. Add crookneck squash, salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Stir-fry for 3-4 minutes until squash is tender-crisp.
- Remove skin from salmon filet and cut fillet into 4 portions. Arrange salmon and squash on a serving plate. Drizzle with vinaigrette and serve.
- Use any variety of summer squash.
- Serve with steamed rice to complete the meal.
- Salmon is a great source of omega-3 fatty acids.
- Adjust the fish portion to match your meal plan if you are on a lower protein diet.
Submitted by: DaVita renal dietitian Trish from California.
Nutrients per serving
Protein 25 g
Carbohydrates 2 g
Fat 17 g
Cholesterol 51 mg
Sodium 188 mg
Potassium 670 mg
Phosphorus 324 mg
Calcium 55 mg
Fiber 0.9 g
Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices
- 3 meat
- 1 vegetable, medium potassium
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