Tahini Salmon Veggie Bowl

This is a great healthy recipe to enjoy any time of the year!

  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes + 2 hours marinating
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Serving Size: 4

Ingredients


  • 4 Wild-caught Skinless Salmon Filets 
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup black olives
  • 2 cups quinoa
  • 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil

Dressing Ingredients


  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup tahini (sesame paste)
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp Greek seasoning

Directions

-Combine yogurt, tahini, garlic, lemon, cayenne pepper and ½ tsp greek seasoning in a blender or food processor until smooth, approx. 1 minute.

-Place half of the dressing and salmon (or chicken) in a large container and marinate in the refrigerator for 2-12 hours.  Keep the remaining dressing refrigerated until served.

-Remove salmon (or chicken) and grill to perfection

-Prepare the quinoa per package instructions

-Divide ingredients among four bowls and top each with the remaining yogurt dressing.

Options

-Chicken breast instead of salmon

-Cauliflower Rice instead of quinoa

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