This Baked Herb and Lemon Salmon is so full of flavor and easy to make it has become a family (and company) favorite. At just a little over 240 calories, and with 34 grams of protein, it’s a light and healthy dish – perfect served as is or with my low-calorie Greek Dill Sauce.
It was recently published in IRON MAN magazine’s March 2015 issue!
- salmon - 4 - 6 oz. filets
- lemon juice - 1/4 cup (divided)
- lemon - 8 thinly sliced pieces
- fresh parsley - 1/4 cup (minced and divided)
- dill - 1/8 teaspoon dried or 1 teaspoon fresh
- garlic - 1 teaspoon (minced and divided)
- salt & pepper -
- Low-Cal Greek Dill Sauce -
- Greek yogurt - 1 cup
- dill - 1 teaspoon dried or 4 teaspoons fresh
- garlic powder - 1 teaspoon
- green onion - 1 thinly sliced (both white and green part)
- mustard - 1 Tablespoon
- salt & pepper - to taste
- baby greens - As much as you like!
Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Spray a baking dish with nonstick spray.
Salt and pepper both sides of the fish and lay in the prepared dish.
Squeeze 1 Tablespoon lemon juice over each filet.
Sprinkle each of the tops with 1 Tablespoon minced parsley, 1/4 teaspoon minced garlic, and 1/8 teaspoon dried OR 1 teaspoon fresh dill. Lay two lemon slices on each filet.
Bake uncovered for 20 - 25 minutes depending on how thick it is or until the internal temperature reaches 145 degrees. Fish should flake with a fork. Don't allow it to overcook or it will be dry. :(
Allow to cool slightly before placing on a bed of lettuce - so it doesn’t wilt.
Delicious served as is or with my low-calorie Greek Dill Sauce.
Nutrition Facts for Baked Herb and Lemon Salmon on a Bed of Baby Greens:
Calories – 241
Protein - 34 g
Carbs - 0
Fat – 11 g
Sugar – 0
Nutrition Facts - per 1/4 cup for Greek Dill Sauce:
Calories – 35
Protein – 6 g
Carbs - 3 g
Fat – 0 g
Sugar – 3 g