5-Ingredient Salmon & Yogurt Sauce

/ Wednesday, March 25, 2015

I write a 5-ingredient recipe column for my fave gal Leah over on Freutcake! I was totally jazzed when she asked me to focus on a fast, healthy dinner recipe for spring because this Salmon & Yogurt Sauce recipe is a go-to in our house. Get ready for some (easy) clean eatin'!

Like I said to Leah's fab followers, I don't have outdoor space (#Brooklynproblems) otherwise I'd grill these babies. Nothing beats that toasty, roasty grill char. Bonus points for being super lean, too! 

You only need 5 ingredients to pull off this easy weeknight dinner, so no excuses. Eat like a champion. And make leftovers for lunch. You got this, girl!


1 pound salmon, cut into 4 pieces
1 (6-oz) container plain nonfat Greek yogurt
1 small English cucumber, chopped
1 clove garlic, pressed
2 tablespoons lemon juice
PANTRY STAPLES: Olive oil, salt and pepper

1. Preheat the oven to 425˚F. Drizzle some olive oil in the bottom of a baking pan. Top with the salmon; season well with salt and pepper...and top with another drizzle of olive oil. Roast about 10 minutes or until opaque.

2.Meanwhile, stir together the yogurt, cucumber garlic, lemon juice, 1 tablespoon olive oil, and salt and pepper to taste in a bowl until combined.

3. Spoon yogurt sauce over your salmon.

Tip: Serve this healthy meal with a green salad, quinoa with whole-grain pita—yum!

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