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Grilled Salmon with Avocado Greek Salsa

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup dry orzo
  • 4 (6 oz) skinless salmon fillets
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil, divided, plus more for brushing grill
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 small Roma tomatoes, diced (1 cup)
  • 1/2 cucumber, peeled and chopped (1 cup)
  • 1/3 cup chopped red onions
  • 1/3 cup chopped kalamata olives
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced (2 tsp)
  • 1 medium avocado, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 cup (2.5 oz) crumbled feta
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 3 Tbsp finely minced fresh parsley
  • 1 Tbsp finely minced fresh oregano

 

Instructions

  1. Prepare orzo according to directions on package, drain (I recommend tossing with just a little olive oil).
  2. Preheat a grill to medium-high heat to about 400 degrees. Meanwhile chop ingredients for salsa.

  3. Brush both sides of the salmon fillets with 1 Tbsp of the olive oil and season both sides with salt and pepper.

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  4. Brush clean grill grates lightly with olive oil then place salmon on grill (close lid) grill until cooked though, about 3 minutes per side.
  5. In a medium mixing bowl toss together tomatoes, cucumber, red onions, kalamata olives, garlic, avocado, feta, lemon juice, 2 Tbsp olive oil, parsley and oregano. Season with salt to taste.

Nutrition Facts:

Amount Per Serving
Calories 677Calories from Fat 396
% Daily Value*
Fat 44g68%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 132mg44%
Sodium 476mg21%
Potassium 744mg21%
Carbohydrates 37g12%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 42g84%
Vitamin A 695IU14%
Vitamin C 15.9mg19%
Calcium 170mg17%
Iron 3.4mg19%
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