Open-Faced Salmon Salad Sandwich

Give new life to your pantry staples with this salmon salad sensation. This recipe is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, a heart-healthy, mood-boosting, and brain-powering nutrient that helps lower the risk of depression.1

Using canned salmon is a convenient way to reap the benefits of an omega-3-rich diet without breaking the bank. Make extra to enjoy with whole-grain crackers, topped on a salad, or paired with crudité to enjoy throughout the week.

Makes 2 servings
Serving Size: 1 sandwich
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes

Ingredients for open-faced salmon salad sandwich

  • 6 oz boneless low sodium canned salmon
  • ¼ cup prepared hummus
  • ⅓ red bell pepper
  • 3 tbsp finely chopped red onion
  • 1 medium celery stalk
  • 1 slice sprouted grain bread
  • ¼ cup fresh spinach leaves

Directions for open-faced salmon salad sandwich

  1. Chop bell pepper, celery stalk, and onion. Mix until combined.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine salmon, hummus, bell pepper, red onion, and celery. Stir until fully combined.
  3. Toast bread until the desired doneness. Top with spinach and half salmon mixture.
  4. Enjoy!

References
1. Psaltopoulou T, Sergentanis TN, Panagiotakos DB, Kosti R, Scarmeas N. Mediterranean diet, stroke, cognitive impairment, and depression: A meta-analysis. Annals of neurology. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23720230/. Published October 2013. Accessed September 23, 2021.

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Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 255
  • carbohydrate: 16.5g
  • fat: 11g
  • fiber: 4g
  • potassium: 171mg
  • protein: 23.5g
  • saturated fat: 2g
  • sodium: 409mg
  • sugar: 2g
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