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
- 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
- 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
-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.
-Chicken breast instead of salmon
-Cauliflower Rice instead of quinoa