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Individual Meals - Mediterranean Tapenade Salmon
Individual Meals - Mediterranean Tapenade Salmon
Individual Meals - Mediterranean Tapenade Salmon
Individual Meals - Mediterranean Tapenade Salmon

Mediterranean Tapenade Salmon

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Our tasty, premium chargrilled salmon is expertly seared using only top grade olive oil and served with a Mediterranean olive and tomato tapenade sauce for a moist, delicious, and healthy delight. Accompanied by risotto with herbs de Provence and a Moroccan ratatouille. A taste to remember.

Salmon – Salmon is high in omega-3 fatty acids so it is a great choice for flavor and your health – and while it contains fat, it’s healthy fat that is necessary for your lifestyle. “Fish is a good source of protein and, unlike fatty meat products, it’s not high in saturated fat. Fish is also a good source of omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 fatty acids benefit the heart of healthy people and those at high risk of — or who have — cardiovascular disease. Research has shown that omega-3 fatty acids decrease the risk of arrhythmias (abnormal heartbeats), which can lead to sudden death. Omega-3 fatty acids also decrease triglyceride levels, slow growth rate of atherosclerotic plaque, and lower blood pressure (slightly).” American Heart Association

Mediterranean Tapenade – Its name comes from the Provençal word for capers, tapenas. A popular food in the south of France it lends a bright, vibrant flavor in any dish. Capers are pickled flower buds that are an all-natural and delicious way to bring flavor to a meal without adding many calories and are an excellent source of fiber and vitamin K. Olives are very high in vitamin E and other powerful antioxidants. Studies show that they are good for the heart, and may protect against osteoporosis and cancer. Monounsaturated fats, the kind found in olives, seems to encourage weight loss. Olive oil consumption has been shown to breakdown fats inside fat cells, get rid of belly fat and reduce insulin insensitivity. People who have the highest olive consumption eat fewer calories overall and are rarely overweight. Blood tests show they have higher levels of serotonin, a so-called satiety hormone that makes us feel full.

Risotto – Made with Italian Arborio rice and our homemade vegetable stock this dish is filled with flavor and nutrition. Arborio Rice is high in muscle building protein and packed with vitamins and minerals. Arborio rice will give you about 12% of your daily dose of vitamins Vitamin A and C. Its Vitamin C content helps protect your teeth and bones. A full cup of Arborio rice fulfills about 45% of your daily requirement of many essential nutrients.

Moroccan ratatouille – What distinguishes our ratatouille from the traditional French ratatouille is we use Mediterranean dates and apricots and marry them to locally sourced yellow squash and red bell peppers. Yellow squash is high in manganese, a mineral which helps the body process fats, carbohydrates, and glucose. The highest amount of Vitamin C in a bell pepper is concentrated in the red variety. Red bell peppers contain several phytochemicals and carotenoids, particularly beta-carotene, which lavish you with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits. The capsaicin in bell peppers has multiple health benefits.

One order provides approximately 1 serving, 14 oz.

Ingredients

Chargrilled Salmon: Salmon (Brined in Water, Salt, Sugar), Olive Oil), Sea Salt, Black Pepper Seasoning.

Mediterranean Tapenade: Tapenade (Tomato, Manzanilla stuffed Olives (Manzanilla Olives, Water, Salt, Citric Acid, Minced Pimiento, Sodium Alginate, Guar Gum, Calcium Chloride), Tomato, Olive Oil), Capers (Capers, Water, Vinegar, Salt), Onion, Garlic, Seasoning.

Risotto: Arborio Rice (Water, Arborio Rice), Milk (Grade A Reduced Fat Milk, Vitamin A Palmitate, Vitamin D3), Cream (Milk), Vegetable Stock (Water, Onion, Carrots, Celery, Olive Oil), White Wine (contains Sulfites), Red Onion, Olive Oil, Seasoning, Salt.

Ratatouille: Yellow Squash, Red Bell Peppers, Water, Eggplant, Onion, Dates, Apricot, Tomato Paste (Vine Ripened Fresh Tomatoes and Naturally Derived Citric Acid), Garlic, Enriched Unbleached Wheat Flour (Wheat Flour, Malted Barley Flour, Niacin, Iron, Thiamine Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid), Olive Oil, Parsley, Chives, Apple Cider Vinegar, Seasoning, Salt.

Cooking Instructions

Heating Directions From Frozen:
Stove Top: (Preferred Method) Bring water to a boil. Immerse pouch(es) in water, reduce heat to simmer and heat for 12 minutes. Side dishes and sauces (if included) require only 3 ½ to 4 1/2 minutes in the same pot.

Microwave: (Alternative Method) Pierce hole in plastic film for venting. Place pouches on a microwave safe dish and heat on high for 4 ½ to 5 minutes, or until heated through Let product stand for 1 – 2 minutes before enjoying.

Oven: (Not Recommended)

Mediterranean Tapenade: Defrost under warm running water for about 5 minutes. Stir to recombine and enjoy.

In the event your meal is not fully reheated after removal from the pouches, you may continue reheating in a microwave on a microwave safe dish until done – which should be no more than another minute or two. An internal temperature of 158° F must be reached. Appliances vary, adjust accordingly.

For items without sauces or gravy, cut a hole in corner of pouch and drain excess liquid before plating.

Appliances vary, adjust accordingly. Caution: contents will be very hot. 

Allergens

Chargrilled Salmon: Fish (Salmon).
Risotto: 
Milk, Sulfites
Ratatouille: 
Wheat