Baked Salmon Bowl With Quinoa

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Baked Salmon Bowl With Quinoa

Course Entree
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword fish, quinoa
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 600kcal
Author Dr. James Krider


  • Oven


  • 1 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tbsp sumac
  • ½ tsp oregano dried & ground
  • ½ tsp kosher salt Morton coarse
  • ½ tbsp black pepper ground
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 lemon halved
  • 1 lb salmon wild caught
  • 1 medium red pepper large chunks
  • 1 medium zucchini large chunks
  • 1 ½ cups quinoa grain
  • 6 oz plain yogurt non-fat Greek
  • 2 cucumbers one diced/one chopped
  • 1 tbsp dried dill weed
  • ½ cup cherry tomato quartered
  • 8 Kalamata olives halved
  • 4 oz feta cheese cubed or crumbled



  • Preheat oven to 400° F.


  • Mix olive oil, sumac, cayenne pepper, oregano, sale, pepper, half of the garlic and the juice and zest from half a lemon (save the other for later). 
  • Place the salmon in a bowl and let it marinate on the counter for 15-20 minutes.


  • Place aluminum foil on a baking sheet and mist with a non-stick cooking spray.
  • Place marinated salmon, bell pepper and zucchini on the prepared baking sheet. Drizzle the marinade over the salmon.
  • Place in oven and roast for 15-20 minutes or until salmon is thoroughly cooked.


  • While the salmon and veggies are baking, cook the quinoa according to the package instructions.
  • Make a tzatziki sauce by combining the yogurt, remaining garlic, half of the cucumber, remaining lemon half (juice and zest) and dried dill weed in a bowl. Mix well.


  • Distribute the cooked quinoa among 4 bowls and top it with roasted salmon and veggies. Add remaining cucumber, tomatoes, olives and feta. Serve with a generous dollop of tzatziki sauce.


Nutrition Facts
Baked Salmon Bowl With Quinoa
Amount Per Serving (521 g)
Calories 600 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Fat 23g35%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Polyunsaturated Fat 6g
Monounsaturated Fat 7g
Cholesterol 90mg30%
Sodium 660mg29%
Potassium 1515mg43%
Carbohydrates 57g19%
Protein 43g86%
Calcium 294mg29%
Iron 5mg28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


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