Do you love salmon but don’t want to eat it every day?
Try serving it with these delicious side dishes!
If you love salmon, then you’ll definitely enjoy these recipes.
These sides are perfect for adding variety to your meals.
These recipes are sure to impress even the pickiest eater.
27 salmon side dish ideas
Salmon is a delicious fish that is very healthy and nutritious. It is rich in protein and omega 3 fatty acids. However, it is not easy to cook because it requires long cooking times. This article will help you choose the best way to serve salmon. 1. Grilled salmon with lemon butter sauce 2. Baked salmon with dill cream cheese
1. Mediterranean chickpea salad
Grilling is a great way to enjoy salmon. Salmon grilled with lemon butter sauce is a classic combination. For this recipe, you will need: 1 pound of salmon fillet, 2 tablespoons of olive oil, 1/4 cup of unsalted butter, 1 tablespoon of freshly squeezed lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste. First, preheat grill pan or skillet on medium heat. Then, brush the surface of the salmon with olive oil. Grill the salmon until cooked through. Remove from the grill and let cool. In the meantime, melt the butter in a small saucepan. Add the lemon juice and whisk well. Season with salt and pepper to taste and set aside. To assemble, slice the salmon into 4 equal pieces. Place each piece on top of a bed of arugula leaves. Drizzle with the lemon butter sauce. Serve immediately. 2. Baked Salmon with Dill Cream Cheese Ingredients: 1 pound of salmon filet, 1/3 cup of sour cream, 1/3 cup mayonnaise, 1 teaspoon of chopped dill, 1 teaspoon of minced garlic, 1/8 teaspoon of black pepper, 1/8 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon ground mustard, 1/8 teaspoon paprika, 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper, 1/8 teaspoons dried parsley flakes, 1/8 teaspoon dried thyme, 1/8 teaspoon white pepper, 1/8 cup of shredded mozzarella cheese, 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese, 1/4 teaspoon of hot sauce optional.
2. Honey glazed carrots
Carrots are an excellent source of vitamin A, fiber, potassium, folate, and manganese. Carrots are also low in calories and fat. One serving of raw carrot contains only about 30 calories and 0 grams of fat. Raw carrots are not sweetened, but they can be prepared in many ways. Here are two delicious recipes for carrots.
3. Cheesy garlic roasted asparagus
Asparagus is a member of the lily family and is native to Europe. It was introduced into North America in the early 1800s. Asparagus is a vegetable that grows from underground stalks called rhizomes. The stalks grow upwards and are harvested when they reach about 6 inches tall. Asparagus is usually eaten cooked, but it is sometimes served raw. Asparagus is available year round. In the springtime, asparagus is sold in bunches. During the summer months, asparagus comes in bundles. In the fall, asparagus is available in long spears.
4. Grilled sweet potatoes
Sweet potatoes are a root vegetable that originated in Africa. Sweet potatoes were brought to the Americas by Spanish explorers. Today, sweet potatoes are grown worldwide. Sweet potatoes are rich in beta carotene and vitamin C. They are a good source of fiber and potassium. Sweet potatoes are used in many dishes, such as soups, salads, casseroles, and desserts. Sweet potatoes are usually baked, fried, grilled, or mashed. 5. Roasted cauliflower Cauliflower is a member of the cabbage family. It is a popular vegetable because it is low in calories and fat. It contains no cholesterol and very few sodium. Cauliflower is a cruciferous vegetable, meaning that it contains compounds that may help prevent cancer. Cauliflower is available year round. It is usually sold in heads or florets.
5. Cilantro lime rice
This recipe is super easy to make. Just mix everything together and put it into a bowl. Then pour it onto a plate and serve. This dish is great served with fish or shrimp. 6. Baked beans Baked beans are a delicious side dish that is easy to make. To make baked beans, soak overnight dried navy beans in cold water. Drain the beans and place them in a pan. Add 1/2 cup of molasses and 2 cups of water. Bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer until the beans are soft. Remove from heat and let cool. Once cooled, add salt and pepper to taste. Serve warm or chilled.
6. 50/50 spaghetti with walnut pesto
To make this pasta dish, combine the following ingredients in a blender: 1/4 cup olive oil, 3 cloves garlic, 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, 1/2 cup chopped basil leaves, 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese, 1/2 cup walnuts, 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese, and 1 pound whole wheat spaghetti. Blend until smooth. Pour the sauce over cooked spaghetti and sprinkle with additional Parmesan cheese if desired. 7. Lemon poppy seed bread Make this quick bread using the following ingredients: 1/2 cup butter, 1/4 cup sugar, 1 egg, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, 1/2 cup milk, 1/2 cup flour, 1/2 cup cornmeal, 1/4 cup poppy seeds, and 1/4 cup white sugar. Mix all ingredients together and bake in an oven at 350 degrees F for 45 minutes.
7. Sautéed brussels sprouts
Sautéed Brussels Sprouts or any other vegetable in a pan with a little bit of olive oil and salt. Put the vegetables in a bowl and toss with a little bit of balsamic vinegar. Serve hot. 8. Chicken soup Add 2 cups of low sodium chicken broth, 1 carrot, 1 celery stalk, 1 leek, 1 bay leaf, 1 sprig thyme, and 1 clove of minced garlic to a slow cooker. Add 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts and cook on low for 8 hours. Remove the chicken from the slow cooker and shred the meat. Return the shredded meat to the slow cooker and add 1 cup of frozen peas, 1/2 cup of frozen corn, and 1/2 cup of diced tomatoes. Cook on high for 30 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with parsley.
8. Grilled asparagus
Grill asparagus until tender but still crisp. Toss with lemon juice, salt, and freshly ground black pepper. 9. Roasted cauliflower Roast cauliflower florets in a 400°F oven for about 20 minutes, tossing occasionally, until golden brown.
9.Herb roasted potatoes
10. Sautéed spinach Sauté 1/2 cup chopped baby spinach in 2 tablespoons olive oil over medium heat until wilted. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.
10. Lemony herb couscous
9. Herbs roasted potatoes Preheat oven to 400°F. In a bowl, toss together 4 cups cubed red potato, 1 tablespoon minced garlic, 1 teaspoon dried basil, 1 teaspoon kosher salt, and 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper. Spread into a 13×9-inch baking dish; bake 20 minutes. Remove from oven and top with 2 teaspoons grated Parmesan cheese. Serves 6. 10. SautÉd spinach
1. Lemon Herb Couscous 2. Roasted Potatoes 3. Herbs Roasted Potatoes 4. Sautéed Spinach 5. Chicken Cacciatore 6. Creamy Tomato Soup 7. Baked Ziti 8. Slow Cooker Beef Stew 9. Lemon Herb Couscou 10. Sautéed spinach
1. Lemon herb couscous 2. roasted potatoes
27 Sides For Salmon
Lemon herb couscous Ingredients: • 1 cup couscous