Salmon salad with feta cheese and avocado dressing

Salmon salad with feta cheese and avocado dressing

Colorful, flavorful, keto-full! Salmon, feta cheese, mint, and onion combine in delicious harmony for a satisfying, keto salad. Cherry tomatoes, cucumber and olives add heft and zest. Topped with a home-made avocado dressing, this salad has the taste and texture to become an easy favorite.

Salmon salad with feta cheese and avocado dressing

Colorful, flavorful, keto-full! Salmon, feta cheese, mint, and onion combine in delicious harmony for a satisfying, keto salad. Cherry tomatoes, cucumber and olives add heft and zest. Topped with a home-made avocado dressing, this salad has the taste and texture to become an easy favorite.
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2 servingservings

Ingredients

  • 10 oz. 275 g salmon
  • 1 tbsp 1 tbsp olive oil or avocado oil for frying
  • salt and ground black pepper
  • 8 8 cherry tomatoes, diced
  • 4 oz. 110 g cucumber, diced
  • 4 oz. 110 g feta cheese or goat cheese, crumbled
  • ½ ½ Romaine lettuce, cut into bite size pieces
  • ¼ ¼ red onion, slicedred onions, sliced
  • 1 oz. 30 g olives (preferably Kalamata)
  • 1 tbsp 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp 2 tbsp fresh mint roughly chopped
  • ½ ½ lemon, slices for serving (optional)
Avocado dressing
  • 1 1 avocadoavocados
  • 2 tbsp 2 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ ½ lemon, juice
  • 1 1 garlic clove, mincedgarlic cloves, minced
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

Instructions are for 2 servings. Please modify as needed.

  1. Heat up a skillet or grill pan over medium-high heat. Add olive oil. Season the salmon with salt and pepper and sear on both sides until crispy and cooked to your liking.
  2. While salmon is cooking, prepare all of the salad ingredients and mix in a large bowl.
  3. For the dressing, add all the dressing ingredients into a food processor or mix it with a hand mixer until smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Add water to prefered consistensy.
  4. Slice salmon and arrange over salad. Serve with lemon wedges and avocado dressing.

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