Lemon and Dill Salmon with Herb Salad Recipe
Today’s recipe is our Lemon and Dill Salmon With Herb Salad. Simple. Delicious. Good For You! Did you know that salmon is packed with omega 3 fatty acids that serve double-duty for your body: They promote proper brain function and they’re great for your hair and skin. If you need another reason to try this healthy, delicious recipe – it only takes about 20 minutes to get on the table!
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Give this Lemon and Dill Salmon with Herb Salad Recipe a try and see how simple cooking real food can be.
This is one of our favorite salmon recipes.
Tip: Sauté the salmon for 3 minutes on each side for medium-rare, or up to 5 minutes on each side for well done. Total cooking time will vary depending on the thickness of the filets.
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Lemon and Dill Salmon With Herb Salad Recipe Ingredients:
1 T. extra virgin olive oil
4 6-oz. Alaskan wild-caught salmon filets
Salt and pepper, to taste
3 c. mixed salad greens
1 c. cherry or grape tomatoes halved
1 medium English cucumber, peeled, cut in half and seeded
4-5 fresh dill sprigs, roughly chopped
¼ c. fresh mint leaves, chopped
¼ c. fresh basil leaves, chopped
1 T. Dijon mustard
2 T. extra-virgin olive oil
2 T. apple cider vinegar
1 fresh lemon, cut into wedges
1 fresh lemon, cut into slices
2 sprigs fresh dill
Directions For This Simple Real Food Recipe
Preheat the olive oil in a non-stick pan over medium heat. Season the salmon with some salt and pepper on both sides and place skin-side down in the hot pan. Sear for 3 – 4 minutes before carefully flipping the fillets. Cook for another 3-4 minutes before removing from heat.
In the meantime, combine the mixed salad greens, tomatoes, cucumber, and fresh herbs in a large bowl and toss to combine. Set aside.
To make the dressing, whisk the Dijon mustard, olive oil, and apple cider vinegar in a small glass bowl and season with salt and pepper, to taste. Pour dressing over the salad and toss to combine.
To serve, season the salmon with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice and a few dill sprigs. Serve with herb salad and enjoy!
Nutritional info (per serving)*
Fat Total: 18.8g
Dietary Fiber: 2g
*Nutritional information is from HappyForks.com. For entertainment purposes only.
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