Healthy Lemon Salmon with Green Beans

Recipe posted in: Flex Meals & Snacks, Lunches & Dinners, Main Courses
lemon salmon and green beans

Impress dinner guests with this delicious, healthy and elegant Lemon Salmon with Green Beans that sounds fancy but is super simple to prepare.

If you’re on a Nutrisystem weight loss plan, this elegant entree counts as one SmartCarb, one PowerFuel, one Vegetable and one Extra, making it a perfect flex lunch for women. Men can double the recipe for a delicious flex lunch. Saving your salmon for a flex dinner? Just add one more PowerFuel or double up the salmon quantity.

Servings: 1

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 PowerFuel, 1 SmartCarb, 1 Vegetable and 1 Extra


  • ½ cup cooked brown rice
  • 3 oz. salmon fillet
  • 3–4 lemon slices
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 cup green beans
  • ½ clove garlic
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Aluminum foil


  1. Prepare rice according to package directions.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  3. Cut a piece of aluminum foil large enough to hold salmon. Spray one side of aluminum foil with cooking spray.
  4. Combine green beans and garlic and lay on aluminum foil.
  5. Place salmon on top of green beans.
  6. Brush salmon with olive oil.
  7. Top with lemon slices and salt and pepper.
  8. Fold aluminum foil in on all sides to enclose salmon into a foil pocket.
  9. Bake in oven for 20 – 25 minutes.
  10. Serve with side of brown rice.
  11. Confused about Flex Meals? Check out the simple chart below, which explains what should be in your meals. Still unsure? Don’t worry! We’ve got you covered here.
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