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This light herbed salmon recipe has bone-healthy Vitamin D, calcium, and essential fatty acids. Even the fresh dill adds additional calcium while the olive oil provides additional omega oils for joint, bone, and muscle health.
Course: Main Course
Main Ingredient: Fish
Prep Time: 20 min
Cook Time: 40 min
Total Time: 1 hr
- 1 2-2 1/2 lbs skinless salmon fillet
- Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
- 1⁄4 cup organic olive oil
- 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 1⁄2 cup minced scallions white and green parts
- 1⁄2 cup minced fresh dill
- 1⁄2 cup minced fresh parsley
- 1⁄4 cup dry white wine
- Lemon wedges for serving
- Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
- Place the salmon fillet in a glass, ceramic, or stainless-steel roasting dish and season it generously with salt and pepper.
- Whisk together the olive oil and lemon juice and drizzle the mixture evenly over the salmon.
- Let it stand at room temperature for 15 minutes.
- In a small bowl, stir together the scallions, dill, and parsley.
- Scatter the herb mixture over the salmon fillet, turning it so that both sides are generously coated with the green herbs.
- Pour the wine around the fish fillet.
- Roast the herbed salmon for 10 to 12 minutes, until almost cooked in the center at the thickest part.
- The center will be firm with just a line of uncooked salmon in the very center.
- Cover the dish tightly with aluminum foil and allow to rest for 10 minutes. Cut the salmon crosswise into serving pieces and serve hot with lemon wedges.