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Roasted Salmon with Mediterranean Salsa

Roasted Salmon with Mediterranean Salsa - Such an easy, healthy, hearty, and satisfying dinner that comes together in no time! The salmon is tender and juicy, the salsa is packed with unbelievable amounts of flavor - it'll be a new favorite for sure!

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This tender, juicy roasted salmon is topped with an absolute flavor-bomb Mediterranean salsa, making for the perfect healthy, hearty weeknight dinner!

Ingredients

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For the salsa:

  • 1 1/2 cup cucumber, diced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 2 tablespoons red onion, finely minced
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta
  • 1/4 cup kalamata olives, diced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil

For the salmon:

  • 1 whole salmon fillet (about 2 1/2 pounds)
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • Olive oil for drizzling
  • Salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Make the salsa first: in a medium bowl, stir together 1 1/2 cups diced cucumber, 1 cup diced tomatoes, 2 tablespoons of diced red onion, 2 cloves of minced garlic, 1/2 cup of crumbled feta, 1/4 cup of diced kalamata olives, 2 tablespoons of olive oil, 1 tablespoon of red wine vinegar, 1/2 teaspoon of dried oregano, and 1/2 teaspoon of dried basil. Season to taste with salt and pepper! Set aside in the fridge until the salmon is ready.
  2. For the salmon, preheat the oven to 425
  3. Lay the salmon fillet across a parchment paper lined baking sheet. Brush the salmon fillet evenly with 1 tablespoon dijon mustard, season with salt and pepper, sprinkle the 1/2 teaspoon of basil and 1/2 teaspoon of oregano evenly over top, and drizzle lightly with olive oil. Bake for 15 minutes, or until the salmon flakes easily and is just cooked through
  4. Top the salmon with salsa and serve!

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