Recipe: Salmon salad with vinaigrette

This French salad uses green beans, hard-boiled eggs, and a tangy vinaigrette to provide delicious complements to the grilled salmon for less than 300 calories.

Preparation time: 25 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes



  • 450 g green beans, trimmed
  • 60 ml red wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp minced shallots
  • ¼ tsp kosher salt, divided
  • ¼ tsp black pepper, divided
  • 4 Findus salmon fillets
  • 4 cups mixed salad greens
  • ¼ cup vertically sliced sweet onion
  • 2 hard-cooked large eggs, sliced


  1. Preheat grill to medium-high.
  2. Place beans in large pan of boiling water; cook 2 minutes. Drain and plunge beans into ice water; drain.
  3. Combine vinegar, mustard, oil, shallots, 1/8 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper in small bowl, stirring well with whisk; set aside.
  4. Using a mister, spray both sides of each fillet with olive oil; sprinkle with 1/8 teaspoon salt and 1/8 tea-spoon pepper.
  5. Place fish, skin side up, on grill rack; cook 8 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with fork, turning after 4 minutes.
  6. Arrange 1 cup greens in each of 4 bowls; top with onion, egg slices, and beans. Top with salmon; drizzle with dressing.

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