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05/07/2024 06:30 PM EDT

Making healthy food choices is the #1 thing you can do for your health. Learning how to cook can be a key step towards getting healthier foods on your plate. The Healthy Teaching Kitchen (HTK) program provides #Veterans with nutrition knowledge, cooking skills, and guided practice to build confidence in cooking healthy meals at home. Take a look at today’s recipe and stay tuned as we continue our #VA Healthy Teaching Kitchen series. Mediterranean Salmon Salad Prep: 5 minutes | Cook: 0 minutes | Total: 5 minutes Yield: 2 servings | Serving Size: 1 sandwich Ingredients 1 (5-6 ounce) can salmon, no-salt added, drained and rinsed 1 divspoon olive oil 1 divspoon red wine vinegar ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon onion powder ¼ teaspoon black pepper 2 whole wheat sandwich thins Optional Garnishes: lettuce leaves, sliced tomato, sliced onions Directions: 1. In a medium bowl, whisk together olive oil, red wine vinegar, Dijon mustard, oregano, basil, garlic powder, onion powder, and black pepper until well combined. 2. Add salmon to bowl and mix well. 3. Divide salmon mixture evenly onto sandwich thins and top with desired garnishes. Recipe Notes • Substitute whole wheat pita bread or serve as a lettuce wrap without the sandwich thin if desired. Nutrition Facts Per Serving: Calories: 220 | Total Fat: 10 g | Saturated Fat: 1.5 g Sodium: 285 mg | Total Carbohydrate: 25 g | Dietary Fiber: 7 g | Protein: 11 g For more recipes, please visit

05/07/2024 09:23 AM EDT

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