Baked Salmon and Avocado Recipe
We love how this Baked Salmon and Avocado dish combines so many fresh ingredients while providing some healthy fats and protein.
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
1 salmon filet
1/4 whole cucumber, sliced
1/8 medium onion, thinly sliced
5 whole grapes, cut into halves
1/2 tbsp fat free mayo
1/2 tbsp nonfat light yogurt
1/2 tbsp dill
1/2 tbsp green onions, diced
1/2 tsp lemon juice
1/4 tsp capers
1/4 medium avocado, cubed
1 1/2 tbsps quinoa, dry
1. Cook quinoa per package instructions.
2. Meanwhile, cook salmon and cut into chunks. In a large serving bowl, combine the salmon, sliced cucumber, thinly sliced onion, and halved grapes.
3. In a small bowl, combine the mayo, yogurt, chopped dill, chopped scallion, lemon juice, and drained capers. Transfer to the large bowl and toss with the salmon mixture.
4. Add peeled and cubed avocado just before serving. Drizzle with lemon juice to prevent browning.
One of the best sources of B12, along with long-chain omega-3 fatty acid which can help to decrease risk factors for disease, lower blood pressure, and reduce inflammation, adding a little salmon to your diet can be beneficial. For more recipes and meal ideas with salmon, like our Honey-Glazed Salmon Salad, Salmon with Creamy Mustard Sauce, and Salmon Quinoa Salad, head to the Curves Nourish Blog.