MINT SALMON WITH PARSLEY & GARLIC / TOMATOES & PEPPERS WITH ROSEMARY / GREEN PEAS WITH MINT

–salmon (size of 3 decks of cards, one-half pound)

–mint (fresh if possible)

–parsley (fresh if possible)

–garlic salt (bottled)

–tomatoes (2, fresh, medium)

–red bell pepper (one-half, sliced)

–rosemary (fresh if possible)

–salt and pepper

–olive oil

–green peas (frozen, one-half package)

 

1 – Slice each tomato in half.  Place in a covered baking dish.  Slice the red bell pepper in strips, and place around the tomatoes.  Season with salt, pepper, rosemary, garlic salt, and olive oil.  Microwave on high for 10 minutes.  When finished, lift lid to allow tomatoes to cool.

2 – Place salmon in a covered baking dish with a little water.  Season with salt, pepper, garlic salt, mint, and olive oil.  Sprinkle parsley on top.  Set aside. 

3 – Place the green peas in a covered baking dish with 1 inch of water.  Season with salt, pepper, mint, and olive oil.  Microwave on high for 5 minutes.

4 – Microwave the salmon for 4 and one-half minutes on high.  When finished, test the salmon to be sure that it is done.  If not, replace in microwave for 1 minute more.

5 – Serve the salmon hot, with the tomatoes and green peas as sides.

–salmon, tomatoes, and red bell peppers adapted from Italian Family Cooking (Edward Giobbi, author); green peas adapted from Real Simple.

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