Slow Cooker Mediterranean Salmon
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Keep summer alive with this slow cooker salmon dish, though feel free to substitute another fish and even other vegetables you may have hand. The beauty of this dish is its versatility. Seasoning amounts are approximate, adjust to your personal tastes.
Ingredients
  • 1 pound salmon fillets
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder, divided
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder, divided
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning, divided
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper, divided
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided
  • 3 garlic cloves, sliced
  • ½ onion, sliced
  • 1 zucchini, quartered and sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, julienned
  • 1 tomato, chopped
Instructions
  1. Use a 6 quart slow cooker and an oval oven safe dish, such as Pyrex, that will fit inside your slow cooker insert. Spray the oven safe dish well with cooking spray.
  2. Place the salmon fillets in the bottom of the oven safe dish. Season with half of the garlic powder, onion powder, Italian seasoning, black pepper and olive oil.
  3. Add the garlic, onion, zucchini, bell pepper and tomato. Season with remaining spices, herbs and olive oil and gently toss the vegetables to coat.
  4. Cover the oven safe dish with a glass lid if it has one or aluminum foil. Put the dish inside the slow cooker insert and then cover with the lid of the slow cooker.
  5. Cook on low for approximately 6 hours or until salmon is cooked through and flakes easily. Serve with whole grain pasta or couscous.
Recipe by Ann Dunaway Teh at http://dunawaydietetics.com/recipe-redux-slow-cooker-mediterranean-salmon/