This is a quick, easy and delicious baked salmon, quinoa and zucchini dinner for your family.
Author: Kathryn Markolf
1 1/2lbFresh salmon filletcut into 4 individual salmon fillets
1pinchRed pepper flakesoptional
1.2Lemonzest and juice
Preheat oven to 400 degrees
Add 1 tbs olive oil to a frying pan add sliced zucchinis, garlic, salt, pepper and red pepper flakes, cook stirring occasionally until veggies begin to soften and lightly brown.
Lay salmon fillets out on a foil lined baking sheet skin side down.
Combine the two mustards in a small bowl and stir in 1 tbs olive oil. Brush mixture over each salmon fillet coating completely. Place salmon in preheated oven and cook approximately 20 or until fish is cooked through.
Add water and quinoa to a pot over medium heat. Bring water to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and cook 15 minutes. Remove from heat and fluff gently with a fork.
When quinoa is done cooking stir in parley and lemon juice mixture.
To Serve: Mound a serving of quinoa on a plate, top with Salmon, place zucchinis alongside.
This meal pairs well with a Vinho Verde from Portugal or any crisp dry white wine you like.
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