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Roasted Salmon with Avocado-Lime Sauce Recipe

roasted salmon avocado lime sauce
roasted salmon avocado lime sauce

Roasted Salmon with Avocado-Lime Sauce Recipe

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Simple roasted salmon gets a bright and creamy treatment from this simple avocado-based sauce. Serve it on a salad or over a bed of warm quinoa.

Ingredients

For the Salmon

  • 1 pound of salmon, cut into 3-4 inch-thick pieces
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Black pepper (to taste)

For the Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup of olive oil
  • 1 small avocado
  • 1/4 cup of basil
  • 3 tablespoons of parsley
  • 2 tablespoons of lime juice
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Black pepper (to taste)

Instructions

  1. Heat up your oven to 425°F.
  2. Mix all of the ingredients for the sauce in a food processor or blender.
  3. Lightly brush salmon with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Place salmon, skin side down, on a sheet pan covered with parchment paper and bake for 12-15 minutes, depending on the size and thickness.
  5. Serve salmon with a drizzle of the avocado-lime sauce.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 589Total Fat: 52gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 41gCholesterol: 71mgSodium: 366mgCarbohydrates: 6gFiber: 4gSugar: 0gProtein: 26g
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