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 incredible Lemon Salmon with Green Beans recipe that is both delicious and healthy. This elegant dish may sound fancy, but it is surprisingly simple to prepare, making it a hassle-free option for any occasion.

The combination of flavors and textures in this meal is truly a delight. The succulent salmon provides a rich source of lean protein, essential good fats, and a range of important vitamins and minerals. Meanwhile, the vibrant green beans offer a refreshing burst of vitamin C and fiber. Together, these ingredients create a perfectly balanced dinner that your family will thoroughly enjoy.

To complete this wholesome meal, we recommend serving it with brown rice, although it can also be enjoyed over quinoa or whole grain pasta for added variety. If green beans aren’t your preferred vegetable or if you don’t happen to have any on hand, don’t hesitate to substitute them with another non-starchy vegetable side dish that tickles your taste buds.

Savor the culinary journey and indulge in this delectable Lemon Salmon with Green Beans recipe that not only nourishes your body but also pleases your palate. If you’re on a Nutrisystem weight loss plan, you can log this elegant entrée in the NuMi app as one SmartCarb, one PowerFuel, one Vegetable and one Extra, making it a perfect base for a  Flex meal.

Servings: 1

Calories per Serving: 384

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


  1. Prepare rice according to package directions.
  2. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  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.
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