Salmon with Dandelion and Brazil Nut Green Sauce and Green Bean Haricot Vert

Veronica's Healthy Living
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 1 ½ lbs salmon filets wild-caught
  • lemon pepper to taste
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 lb olive oil
  • haricot verts, or mixture of red and green beans left whole

Green Sauce

  • 1 shallot finely diced
  • 2 tbsp Braggs apple cider vinegar (with the mother)
  • 1 lemon zest and juice
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • ¼ cup parsley finely chopped
  • ¼ cup chervil (or mixtures of parsley and tarragon) finely chopped
  • ½ cup dandelion leaves finely chopped
  • ¼ cup Brazil nuts
  • ¼ cup oil
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 2 hard-cooked eggs (optional)

Instructions
 

  • Season both sides (leave skin on) of salmon with lemon pepper, salt and pepper.  Please on baking sheet, skin side down and drizzle with 1 tbsp. olive oil.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Bake Salmon uncovered, 10-12 minutes.  Remove and let cool slightly.
  • Boil haricot verts, then simmer in well-salted water till tender, 3-5 minutes.  Spread on a platter to cool, leave at room temperature.
  • To make the green sauce.  Marinate diced shallot with 1/2 tsp. salt and cover with apple cider vinegar, 5 minutes.    In blender, add the rest of green sauce ingredients, except olive oil, and blend until smooth.  Slowly drizzle the rest of olive oil until well blended and creamy.
  • To make the green sauce: Put shallot in a small bowl with 1/2 teaspoon salt and cover with the red wine vinegar. Macerate 5 minutes, then stir in lemon zest and juice, mustard and capers. Whisk in 1/2 cup olive oil. Just before serving, add parsley, chervil and black pepper to taste.
  • Arrange green beans into a pile.  Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Top with salmon.  Drizzle salmon and Haricot Vert with Green Sauce.
  • Garnish with egg and serve.