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Grilled Honey Dijon Salmon with Zucchini and Quinoa

Servings: 3

Prep time: 10 min Cooking time: 20 min


  • 3/4 cup Quinoa (dry, uncooked)

  • 2 1/2 Tbsps Dijon Mustard (grainy or regular)

  • 1 1/2 Tbsps Honey

  • 3 Salmon Fillets (~5 oz each)

  • 3 Zucchini (sliced in half lengthwise)

  • 1 tbsp Avocado Oil

  • 1/4 tsp Salt


  1. Cook the quinoa according to the directions on the package and set aside. While the quinoa cooks, combine the dijon mustard and honey in a jar. Mix well and set aside.

  2. Preheat the grill to medium heat.

  3. Place the salmon on a grill pan or mat and brush with 2/3 of the dijon glaze. Slice the zucchinis, brush them with avocado oil and add them to the grill pan/mat too. Season everything with salt.

  4. Place the salmon and zucchini on the grill, close the lid and grill for 10 to 15 minutes, or until salmon flakes with a fork and zucchini is tender. Flip the zucchini at the halfway point.

  5. Remove everything from the grill and brush the salmon with the remaining dijon glaze.

  6. Divide the salmon, zucchini and quinoa onto plates and enjoy!

  • No Grill: Bake on a sheet in the oven at 400ºF (204ºC) degrees for 15 to 20 minutes, or until fish flakes with a fork

  • No Zucchini: Use asparagus or green beans instead.

  • Lower Carb: Omit the quinoa or serve with cauliflower rice instead.

  • Leftovers: Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge up to 2 to 3 days.

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