Baked Dill Salmon Recipe for Mechanical Soft Diet

TOTAL TIME REQUIRED:  30 min.

Servings: 8

Ingredients
     1 large salmon fillet (2 pounds)
     2 tablespoons butter, softened
     2 tablespoons mayonnaise
     2 tablespoons lemon juice
     1/2 teaspoon pepper
     1/2 teaspoon dried dill

Instructions:
Pat salmon dry. Grease 13 x 9" baking dish. Place salmon in baking dish. Combine remaining ingredients and spread over salmon.
Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 20-25 minutes or until salmon flakes easily with a fork. 

Serve with mashed potatoes and/or well cooked, soft vegetables.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Jolie Parker, M.S.CCC-SLP is a speech language pathologist who specializes in treating patients with dysphagia (swallowing problems). She is a co-inventor of the ISO Swallowing Exercise Device, co-owner of Alternative Speech and Swallowing Solutions. She provides home speech language pathology therapy visits to children and adults in the Orlando, FL area. Many dysphagia patients have been able to transition from PEG tube, NPO, pureed diet, mechanical soft diet, and/or thickened liquids back to regular foods and liquids with her dysphagia treatment method.