Salmon and Avocado Salad with Lemon-Dill Dressing - Slimmr

Salmon and Avocado Salad with Lemon-Dill Dressing

For a light and nutritious lunch featuring a different source of protein, our Salmon and Avocado Salad with Lemon-Dill Dressing is a delightful choice. This refreshing salad is under 300 calories per serving and packed with the goodness of salmon. Let’s dive into this easy-to-follow recipe for two.

Ingredients (for 2 servings):

For the Salad:

2 salmon fillets (about 150g each)

2 cups mixed greens (e.g., spinach, arugula, and romaine)

1 avocado, sliced

1 cucumber, sliced

1/4 red onion, thinly sliced

Fresh dill sprigs, for garnish

For the Lemon-Dill Dressing:

Juice of 1 lemon

2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

1 clove garlic, minced

Salt and pepper to taste


1. Prepare the Salmon:

Season the salmon fillets with salt and pepper.

Heat a non-stick skillet over medium-high heat and lightly grease it.

Add the salmon fillets, skin-side down, and cook for about 4-5 minutes per side, or until they are cooked to your desired level of doneness. Set aside.

2. Assemble the Salad:

In a large mixing bowl, arrange the mixed greens.

Top the greens with sliced avocado, cucumber, and thinly sliced red onion.

3. Prepare the Lemon-Dill Dressing:

In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, chopped fresh dill, olive oil, Dijon mustard, minced garlic, salt, and pepper until well combined.

4. Flake the Salmon:

Use a fork to gently flake the cooked salmon into bite-sized pieces.

5. Add the Lemon-Dill Dressing:

Drizzle the Lemon-Dill Dressing over the salad ingredients.

6. Top with Salmon:

Distribute the flaked salmon evenly over the salad.

7. Toss and Coat:

Gently toss the salad to evenly coat all the ingredients with the delicious Lemon-Dill Dressing.

8. Serve and Garnish:

Divide the Salmon and Avocado Salad between two plates.

Garnish with fresh dill sprigs for a burst of freshness.

9. Enjoy Your Refreshing Salmon and Avocado Salad!

This Salmon and Avocado Salad with Lemon-Dill Dressing is a satisfying and balanced lunch option that’s rich in protein from salmon. With creamy avocado and a zesty lemon-dill dressing, it’s a refreshing and delicious midday meal. Enjoy your low calorie and nutritious creation!