Salmon over Sweet and Sour Cabbage

Total Time:
50 min
20 min
Inactive Prep:
30 min
4 servings


  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 medium sweet onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 head (small) red cabbage (2 pounds), cored and thinlysliced (8 cups)
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1/2 cup dry red wine
  • 2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 pint blackberries
  • 4 pieces (5 ounces each) skinless center-cut salmon fillet
  • Parsley leaves, chopped if desired, for garnish


In 12-inch skillet, heat oil on medium-high. Add onion; cook 3 minutes or until just tender, stirring. Add cabbage and 1/4 teaspoon each salt and freshly ground black pepper. Cook 3 minutes or until just starting to wilt, stirring.

Add wine and vinegar. Heat to boiling. Cover; simmer on medium 25 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; stir in blackberries and 1/2 teaspoon salt.

Meanwhile, preheat broiler. Line jelly-roll pan with foil. Sprinkle 1/8 teaspoon each salt and freshly ground black pepper on top of salmon. Transfer to pan. Broil 7 minutes or until just opaque throughout.

Divide cabbage among serving plates; top with salmon and parsley.

Tip: Blackberries add a rich, almost wine-like flavor, and a healthy dose of fiber," to this colorful vitamin C- and omega-3-packed dinner.

Nutritional Information (per serving): 335 calories, 13 g total fat, 2 g saturated fat, 90 mg cholesterol, 625 mg sodium, 20 g total carbohydrate, 6 g dietary fiber, 35 g protein