Greek Salmon with Creamy Dill Sauce
Baked Greek Salmon with Dill Sauce is wonderfully healthy and gloriously flavorful!This Baked Salmon with Dill Sauce is a symphony of deeply satisfying Greek flavors you will have to taste to believe.  The Dill Sauce for the salmon is beautifully creamy AND healthy made with Greek yogurt spiked with fresh dill, lemon juice, garlic, oregano and parsley.  It slathers the juicy salmon that has “marinated” while you prep the dill sauce with kisses of balsamic vinegar, lemon juice, lemon pepper, oregano and garlic for flavor upon on flavor.   The whole meal comes together very quickly for a simple salmon recipe that never disappoints!
Servings Prep Time
4servings 30minutes including marinating
Cook Time
12minutes
Servings Prep Time
4servings 30minutes including marinating
Cook Time
12minutes
up close of oven baked salmon with dill sauce
Ingredients
Salmon
  • 4(6 oz.) wild salmon fish filletsOR 1 wild Alaskan salmon fillet
  • 2tablespoons olive oil
  • 1tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2tsp EACH lemon pepper, dried oregano, garlic powder, sugar, salt
Dill Sauce
  • 1/2cup Greek yogurtnonfat works great
  • 2tablespoons mayonnaisenonfat works great
  • 1tablespoon chopped dill
  • 1 minced garlic cloveor 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1teaspoon red wine vinegar
  • 1/4tsp EACH dried oregano, dried parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Greek Salsa (optional but RECOMMENDED)
  • 1cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1cup chopped cucumber
  • 3tablespoons kalamata olives (or regular)halved
  • 1/4cup chopped red onion
  • 2-3tablespoons crumbled feta
  • 1/2 -1 jalapeno, seeded, deveined, minced or a pinch of red pepper flakes
  • 1/2tablespoon chopped dill
  • 1 minced garlic clove
  • 1/2TBS EACH olive oil, red wine vinegar, lemon juice
  • 1/2teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Whisk the olive oil, balsamic, lemon juice and seasonings listed under “salmon” together in a 9×13 baking dish (or large piece of foil with sides folded up on a baking sheet if using a large fillet). Add salmon and turn to coat (I drag the salmon across the dish to coat thoroughly). Brush any remaining wet rub onto the salmon. Line salmon in a single layer and let sit at room temperature while you prepare your Dill Sauce and Salsa, up to 30 minutes at room temperature.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  3. For the Dill Sauce, whisk all of the ingredients together in a medium bowl. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Cover and refrigerate.
  4. For the Salsa, combine all of the ingredient in a medium bowl. Cover and refrigerate.
  5. Bake salmon at 400 degrees F for approximately 12-15 minutes or until salmon is cooked through and flakes easily with a fork (cooking time may vary depending on thickness of salmon).
  6. Serve salmon with Dill Sauce, Salsa and fabulous with extra freshly squeezed lemon juice.