Salmon Salad In Steamed Collard Wraps

  • 1 Cup Wild Rice rinsed
  • 3 Cups Water
  • 4 Medium Collard Leaves
  • 1 Can (7.5 ounce) Unsalted Salmon
  • 2 Tablespoons Red Onion minced
  • 1 Tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 Clove Garlic minced
  • 1 Tablespoons Capers
  • 6 Cherry Tomatoes sliced
  1. To cook the wild rice: Place the wild rice in a small pan. Add 1 cup water and bring to a boil. Reduce to medium-low, cover, and simmer for 45 minutes. Drain excess water from the rice through a small strainer.
  2. To prepare the collard greens: Bring 2 cups of water to a boil in a large sauté pan. Place the collard greens in the water, cover, and turn off heat. Allow to sit 1 minute, then rinse the collard greens under cold water.
  3. Drain the juice from the canned salmon. Place the salmon (skin and small bones included) in a medium bowl and use a fork to flake the salmon. Add the onion, oil, garlic, cooked rice, and capers.
  4. Lay out each steamed collard leaf on a plate and divide the salmon and sliced tomatoes among the four plates. Feel free to add a little of your favorite premade sugar-free salad dressing or an extra splash of olive oil. Roll the collard greens as you would a tortilla and enjoy.
  5. Note: omit the rice from this recipe if you are on the advanced plan.
Nutritional analysis per serving

calories 324 • carbohydrates 39.0 g • fiber 5.5 g • protein 19.9 g • fat 10.9 g • cholesterol 33 mg • sodium 112 mg • calcium 66 mg

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