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Poached Salmon with Lima Beans and Green Goddess Dressing

This quick-to-prep meal is just right for a warm summer night.

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  • Servings: 4

Source: Everyday Food, July/August 2003


  • 1 small sliced onion
  • 1 medium carrot, chopped
  • 1 stalk celery, chopped
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 6 whole black peppercorns
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 4 salmon fillets (6 ounces each)
  • Salt and pepper
  • Green Goddess Dressing


  1. In a 10-inch skillet, combine onion, carrot, celery, bay leaves, black peppercorns, and dry white wine. Add enough water to come 1 1/2 inches up side of skillet.

  2. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes. Season salmon fillets with salt and pepper; place in skillet. Cover; simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat; let stand until fillets are opaque, 8 to 12 minutes. Serve warm or chilled with Green Goddess Dressing

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