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Dinner: Baked Salmon, Quinoa and Zucchini

This is a quick, easy and delicious baked salmon, quinoa and zucchini dinner for your family.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: Delicious
Servings: 4 People
Author: Kathryn Markolf

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lb Fresh salmon fillet cut into 4 individual salmon fillets
  • 3 Large Zucchinis
  • 1 cup Quinoa
  • 2 cups Cold water
  • 2 cloves Garlic minced
  • 1 pinch Red pepper flakes optional
  • 1 handfull Parsley chopped
  • 1.2 Lemon zest and juice
  • 3 tbsp Olive oil
  • 2 tbsp Honey mustard
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper

Instructions

  • 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.

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Notes

This meal pairs well with a Vinho Verde from Portugal or any crisp dry white wine you like.