This baked lemon-dill salmon recipe is so healthy and delicious! It’s really easy to make – just top the salmon with fresh dill, minced garlic and lemon slices and bake in the oven until done! Easy, tasty, healthy, fresh – yum!
OMG! Who can resist this baked salmon with fresh dill and fresh lemon slices on top? As the salmon bakes, the lemon juice gets released from the lemon slices and flavors the salmon – amazing!
Another ingredient here that flavors the salmon in addition to lemon and dill is garlic. Before we bake the salmon, we rub it with minced garlic and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Lemon, garlic and dill – this is the perfect flavoring combo to go with the fish!
You can use any kind of fish for this recipe, not just salmon. You just can’t go wrong with these ingredients – any fish will be yummy when it’s baked with this fresh delicious stuff!
If you are trying to eat healthy, this lemon-dill salmon recipe is the ultimate health food! It passes any kind of weight loss diet requirements – High-Protein, Low-Carb, Low-Fat, Paleo, Gluten-Free, Whole 30, Mediterranean, Weight Watchers, South Beach, Zone – you name it! This recipe uses all natural and unprocessed ingredients, no carbs, no gluten and no added fat!
And of course you don’t need to be on a diet to enjoy this baked lemon-dill salmon 🙂 It’s just so naturally delicious that it doesn’t need any fat to make it better! This recipe uses just 4 ingredients, all of which are incredibly nutritious and full of vitamins and antioxidants – (1) salmon, (2) dill, (3) lemon, (4) garlic.
Another wonderful thing about this salmon recipe is that is extremely easy to make! Baking the fish is so much easier than frying – no need to stand over the stove and deal with the splattering oil. You put the fish in the oven and take it out when ready – even the most inexperienced cook can pull this off!
Dill is an underutilized spice in the US, even though it tastes so delicious! I’m originally from Russia where dill is a very popular herb, and I use it quite often. If you have leftover dill after making this lemon-dill salmon, you can use it up by making my cucumber lemon-dill salad – yum!
- 1 lb salmon fillets
- 1 lemon
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- ½ bunch fresh dill, chopped
- ¾ tsp salt
- ¼ tsp pepper
- Preheat oven to 425F.
- Slice the lemon into thin slices.
- Line the baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Put the salmon fillets on a baking sheet in a single layer.
- Rub the salmon with minced garlic.
- Sprinkle the salmon with salt and pepper.
- Sprinkle the salmon with fresh dill.
- Layer the lemon slices on top of the salmon.
- Put the salmon in the oven and bake for 20 minutes.