Roasted Salmon with Herbs & Yogurt


You can use any plain Greek yogurt for this but we love the richness of 2%.

Roasted Salmon with Herbs & Yogurt
Hands On Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
45 mins


  • 2 ½ pound salmon fillet

  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

  • 2 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed

  • 1 lemon

  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt

  • ½ English cucumber, finely chopped (1 1/2 cups)

  • 3 tablespoon minced shallots

  • 2 tablespoon chopped Italian parsley

  • 2 tablespoon chopped fresh mint

  • 2 tablespoon chopped fresh dill weed

  • 2 tablespoon chopped fresh basil

  • Pinch crushed red pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Line a shallow baking pan with parchment paper. Place salmon in the prepared baking pan. Sprinkle generously with salt and pepper. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon olive oil and rub into flesh. Sprinkle with oregano.

  2. Roast for 25 to 30 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork in the center. Finely shred 1 teaspoon peel from lemon; set aside. Halve lemon and squeeze over salmon. Dollop with yogurt and top with cucumber, shallots, herbs, lemon peel, and crushed red pepper. Season with additional salt and drizzle with additional olive oil.


You can also make a sauce by stirring together the yogurt, cucumber, herbs, lemon peel, shallots, crushed red pepper, salt, and pepper.


After roasting salmon, cool slightly. Cover and chill up to 24 hours. Serve chilled with toppers.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

201 Calories
10g Fat
3g Carbs
25g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 201
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 65mg 22%
Sodium 293mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 25g
Vitamin C 3.2mg 16%
Calcium 51.3mg 4%
Iron 1.3mg 7%
Potassium 608mg 13%
Folate, total 33.3mcg
Vitamin B-12 2.9mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.9mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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