12 Healthy Salmon Dinner Recipes That Are Beyond Tasty – All Geek Pro

12 Healthy Salmon Dinner Recipes That Are Beyond Tasty


1. Seared Salmon With Lentil Salad

healthy salmon recipes - Seared Salmon with Lentil Salad

Charred lemon halves add a smoky burst of flavor to super-quick pan seared salmon.

Keep it lean with this heart-healthy salmon and greens dinner.


4 (5-ounce) skinless salmon fillets
2 tbsp. plus 2 tsp. olive oil
2 lemons, halved
2 tsp. Dijon mustard
1 tsp. fresh thyme
1/2 small red onion, finely chopped
1 (15-ounce) can lentils, rinsed
1 small seedless cucumber, cut into pieces
4 c. baby spinach
1/4 c. fresh dill, very roughly chopped
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper


  1. Heat large skillet on medium. Season salmon fillets with 1/4 teaspoon each kosher salt and pepper. Add 2 teaspoon oil to skillet, then salmon and lemon halves, cut-side down, and cook until salmon is opaque throughout, 5 minutes per side. Squeeze the charred lemon halves over salmon.
  2. Meanwhile, in large bowl, whisk together lemon juice, mustard, remaining 2 tablespoon oil and salt and pepper; stir in thyme.
  3. Toss with onion and lentils then fold in cucumber, spinach and dill. Serve with salmon.

Nutritional information (per serving): About 350 calories, 13 g fat (2 g saturated), 37 g protein, 490 mg sodium, 19 g carb, 9 g fiber.


2. Roasted Salmon With Green Beans and Tomatoes

roasted salmon with green beans and tomatoes

This recipe is umami central: tomatoes, olives and (shhh) anchovies make the perfect side for salmon.

Keep it simple with this 20-minute salmon and veggie dinner.


6 cloves garlic, smashed
1 1/4 lb. green beans, trimmed
3 anchovy fillets, chopped (optional)
2 tbsp. olive oil
Kosher salt
1 1/4 lb. skinless salmon fillet, cut into 4 pieces
Greek yogurt, for serving
1 pt. grape tomatoes
1/2 c. pitted kalamata olives


  1. Heat oven to 425°F. On large rimmed baking sheet, toss garlic, beans, tomatoes, olives and anchovies (if using) with 1 tablespoon oil and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Roast until vegetables are tender and beginning to brown, 12 to 15 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, heat remaining tablespoon oil in large skillet over medium heat. Season salmon with 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper and cook until golden brown and opaque throughout, 4 to 5 minutes per side. Serve with vegetables and yogurt if desired.

Nutritional Information (per serving): About 330 calories, 15 g fat (3 g saturated), 31 g protein, 445 mg sodium, 15 g carb, 5 g fiber

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