Adventures in Healthier Eating with 2 Kids and a Picky Husband

Simple Salmon Salad

4 WWPP Posted by 7 years ago 8 Comments

I made this simple salad on a whim today. Gina totally inspired me with her Shrimp Salad on Cucumber Slices. As soon as I saw it I knew I wanted to make something to serve on cucumber slices. It’s a GENIUS idea!

So that’s what I did today with a single serve salmon pack. I received a bunch of seafood products in a price pack I won at the Perinatal Nutrition Working Group’s booth at BlogHer. Now you must know when I entered the raffle I didn’t KNOW I was pregnant. So when I won it seemed serendipitous! Oh… you did know I was pregnant, right? I can’t remember if I spilled the beans here on GreenLiteBites so if you don’t follow me on twitter or read my weight loss blog you may not have known. Anyway… I’m 2 months! :)

Pretty big news, I know, but let’s get back to this recipe. It turned out more delicious then I thought and SO simple. It’s super light but really flavorful. My favorite combination! Simple Salmon Salad

Oh! even the husband liked it. The little guy wasn’t home but when he saw a picture he said it looked good and that he would have tried it if he was here. He’s too stinkin’ cute!

  • 2.6 oz package of cooked salmon (I used Chicken of the Sea Pink Salmon )
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 cloves of garlic diced tiny
  • 1 plum or italian tomato diced
  • 1 heaping tbsp of chopped chives diced (I think it was about 15 stalks)
  • Pinch of Kosher Salt

Combine all ingredients and let it sit for a few minute allowing flavors to merge.

You don’t HAVE to serve it on cucumber slices, it would be great in a pita with some baby spinach or on some whole wheat toast. You could even easily double or triple the batch and serve it on the cucumber slices for a pretty appetizer at a party. Heck.. I was eating it straight up in between scooping it on the cucumber.

Simple Salmon Salad  - close up

The nutritional information is just for salad. The WHOLE salad but just the salad.

Approx Nutritional Information per serving
Servings Amt per Serving
1 Entire Recipe
Calories Fat Fiber WWPs
150 7g 1g old: 3 new: 4
Sugar Sat Fat Carbs Protein
2g 1g 6g 16g

See other recipes using: chives, cucumber, garlic, salmon, tomato

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    Krista S.

    September 1, 2010

    Serendipitous indeed! Looks pretty...wish I liked seafood more.


    September 1, 2010

    Looks great Roni!! I love using cucumbers as a low carb option!! Congrats on the pregnancy. I am really enjoying my baby who is now 8 months, how time flies!


    September 2, 2010

    I love using cucumber rounds instead of crackers for appetizers. The salmon salad looks so fresh! SusieBee


    September 2, 2010

    Wow! And I ACTUALLY have these items on hand!!Thanks! ( I haven't been brave enought to try the Shrimp Salad)


    September 2, 2010

    These are such beautiful appetizers! It looks really fresh and delicious. Salmon and cucumbers are a wonderful combination.


    October 19, 2010

    Do you think I could use crabmeat instead of salmon?


    October 20, 2010

    I don't see why not! If you try it, let us know!


    April 7, 2014

    It was very nice presentation..thanks roni for sharing your delicious food..