Keywords: prevent diabetes, prevent cardiovascular disease, anti-inflammatory, gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free, peanut-free, oven, healthy
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Equipment: cutting board, chopping knife, lemon juicer, baking sheet, parchment paper, aluminum foil
- 2 8-ounce salmon filets
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 small lemon, juiced
- Sea salt, to taste
- Ground black pepper, to taste
- 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
- Bunch of fresh dill, to taste, finely chopped
- Preheat the oven to 400°F.
- Prepare the salmon by drizzling olive oil and lemon juice.
- Sprinkle sea salt and ground pepper on top of the salmon to your liking.
- Finely chop the garlic cloves and fresh dill and add them on top of the salmon.
- Wrap the salmon filets in a first layer of parchment paper and then a second layer of aluminum foil.
- Bake the salmon in the oven for 12 to 15 minutes, or until the middle is completely cooked.
- Serve with a side of veggies or in a salad.
- Use other herbs if preferred.
- Pairs well with the Mediterranean mixed salad recipe.
- Keeps for 3 days refrigerated.
- Store in a sealed container.
- Reheat in the oven at 300°F for 15 minutes. Wrap the salmon in layers of parchment paper and aluminum foil to keep the salmon moist.
- Salmon is a great source of healthy fats from omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 is anti-inflammatory and supports heart and brain health.
- Buying frozen salmon can help save money. Buying frozen salmon in bulk can further help you save. Frozen salmon can stay in the freezer for 9 to 12 months.
Total Servings: 4
Serving Size: 1 8-ounce salmon filet
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Calories: 277 calories||14%|
|Total Fat: 19 g||28%|
|Saturated Fat: 4 g||20%|
|Cholesterol: 60 mg||20%|
|Sodium: 358 mg||15%|
|Total Carbohydrates: 2 g||1%|
|Dietary Fiber: 0.2 g||1%|
|Added Sugar: 0 g||0%|
|Protein: 23 g||47%|
|Vitamin D: 498 IU||124%|
|Calcium: 18 mg||2%|
|Iron: 0.6 mg||3%|
|Potassium: 442 mg||13%|