Operation Transformation Week 7: Salmon with Avocado Salsa

Courtesy of Operation Transformation on RTÉ One


Serves 2 (Each serving contains approx 500 kcal)


2 Salmon fillets (240g)
250g baby potatoes
1 onion, finely chopped
400g can chopped tomatoes
1 small avocado
1 red chilli, chopped
1 red pepper, deseeded and chopped
2 garlic cloves, crushed

Food Staples
1 tablespoon olive oil
½ pack coriander, chopped
1 teaspoon paprika


  1. Preheat oven to 200C /180C fan /gas mark 6
  2. Steam potatoes for approximately 10 – 15 minutes until tender.  Remove from heat and slice each potato in half
  3. Add olive oil to a frying pan and add in the chopped onion.  Cook for about 10 minutes until the onion has softened . Add the crushed garlic and teaspoon of paprika and stir
  4. Add the chopped tomatoes to the pan and bring to a gentle simmer for approximately 10 – 15 minutes
  5. Place the salmon fillets with tomato sauce in an oven proof dish and place in oven. Cook for 10 – 15 minutes until cooked through
  6. Using a knife, halve the avocado, remove the stone and using a knife cut into cubes. Using a spoon, scoop the avocado out of skin
  7. Add in the chilli, red pepper and coriander to make the avocado salsa
  8. Take dish containing salmon out of the oven
  9. Top salmon fillets with salsa and serve with steamed potatoes
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