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Salmon With Scalloped Sweet Potatoes

Salmon With Scalloped Sweet Potatoes

USA WEEKEND columnist Jean Carper

This recipe uses seven of 10 EatSmart tactics: fatty fish, good carbs, vegetables, fiber, nuts, smaller portions and no trans fats. These simple tactics can improve your health.

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  • Calories:
  • 352 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 12.7 g
  • 20%
  • Carbs:
  • 36.7g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 22.2 g
  • 44%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 56 mg
  • 19%
  • Sodium:
  • 224 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Combine sweet potatoes, onion, ginger, juice, 2 Tbs. marmalade, margarine and salt. Place in a 9-by-13-inch casserole dish, sprayed with cooking spray. Bake, covered, for 40 minutes. Remove from oven; top with salmon. Brush fish with reserved 1 Tb. marmalade; grind on pepper. Return to oven uncovered and bake 10 to 12 minutes, until fish is done to your liking. Garnish with almonds and parsley.
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Everyone loved this recipe. It was easy and easy to clean up since you only use one dish for everything! The only things I added were, 2 cloves minced garlic to the sweet potatoes, orange zest on top of the salmon, because there really was not much marmalade to spread over that much fish. I also salted the whole dish after it was baked and added lemon on the fish which really made it delicious!


Absolutely fabulous!! My guests almost licked their plates. The presentation was elegant...toasted almonds and italian parsley...and the pan-fried asparagus with parmesan sprinkled on top...almost too pretty to eat! Ah ah, I said almost! My guests and I say thank you Jean Carper!


I really wanted to love this recipe, but sadly, I thought it was just okay. Although my husband liked it a lot more than I did, I thought it was a tad bland and suffered from too much orange juice flavor. I guess I am just not ready to give up scalloped meaning it has some naughty dairy product in it!