Recipe: Salmon with lemon, ginger & quinoa salad

by MoniaMagdalena
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Salmon with lemon tastes so good & it is a fantastic combination 🙂
This dish just screams summer.

I love salmon – All kinds of salmon – I also love love quinoa. It is so delicious.

Have you ever tasted quinoa?
Quinoa is a great replacement for rice and it is also great in salads 🙂


Yield: 4 persons



  • 5 dl quinoa
  • 1 big bundle of parsley
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 lemon
  • 75 grams of spinach
  • 1 bundle of scallions
  • 250 – 500 grams of cherry tomatoes


  • 650 -700 grams of salmon
  • 1 lemon
  • 40-50 grams of fresh ginger
  • Butter

How to make it:


  • Prepare the quinoa as described on the package
  • wash all of the vegetables
  • Chop the parsley finely
  • Peel & dice the onion finely
  • Slice the scallions
  • Slice the tomatoes, into thin & round bits
  • Put all the vegetables in a big bowl
  • Add the cooked quinoa
  • Cut the lemon in half and add lemon juice to the salad. When the right amount is added, mix it all together
  • Take the spinach. 1 big handfull (2 – 3 tmes). Make it to a ball in your hand, then chop the spinach roughly
  • Add it to the bowl & mix it all together


  • Preheat the oven to 200 degrees, not hot air
  • Place the salmon on baking paper in a ovenproof dish
  • Melt a bit butter & spread it on the salmon
  • Peel & grate the ginger over the salmon (rub it)
  • Cut the lemon in half
  • Season the salad with lemon juice & then slice the rest of the lemon and put it on top of the salmon
  • Put in the oven for about 15 minuttes
  • Take the salmon out of the oven & leave ot for about 5 minutes

Health info about the ingredients in this dish


Salmon is healthy … You just need to buy the right kind of salmon.
As I understand it, then you should stay away from Norwegian salon:
it is bred & the salmon is stuffed with antibiotics, colourants etc. (Then it’s not that healthy to eat salmon anyway, hah?)
It is so disgusting, to think about, that it is legal for companies & breeders to fill you with all of that sh*t! 🙁

As I understand it, you should try to buy wild salmon, Faraoe salon (That is bred to, but they have much stricter rules about, what to give the fish) or Greenlandic salmon.

« With smoked salmon there is only one solution, if you want to be one that is not bad for your body.
I have searched in my supermarkets, and the one to get is ‘Sockeye wild salmon from Alaska’. »

You can use this information or not …. but I think that all of this is pretty important to be aware of as a consumer.

If you get the right kind of salmon – It is very healthy & contains:

  • Omega-3 fatty acids
  • Lots of protein
  • Vitamin-D
  • B12 vitamins
  • Selenium
  • Calcium
More dishes with salmon:

Poached salmon with avocado, apple & mango salad
Poached salmon with oven roasted potatoes & vegetables
Poached salmon with oven roasted greenies & fluid greenies
Healthy bowl
Fresh springrolls
Egg wrap with smoked salmon


Tomatoes are super healthy & can be stored for a long time in your kitchen.
Tomatoes also contains few calories – So just eat up! 😉

Tomatoes contains the antioxidant ‘Lycopene’
Lycopene is strengthen your immune system .. Lycopene is fat-soluble, which means that you absorb it must better if you eat the tomatoes together with some fatty food.
You also increase the absorption with 25 – 40% if you cook the tomatoes in some kind of way (Can tomatoes & tomato puré also works dine here).

Tomatoes also contains:

  • Vitamin-C
  • Vitamin-E
  • Betacarotene
More dishes with tomatoes:

Pork chops with tomato/paprika cream sauce
Bacon cheese burger
Chicken burger
Beautiful & colourfull salad
Poached salmon with oven roasted greenies & fluid greenies
Easy & fast pasta dish

Pasta with tomato sauce & oven roasted cocktail tomatoes
Oven roasted cocktail tomatoes
Tomato & chicken soup
Tomato soup

Tomato sauce
Roasted rye bread with mashed avocado, tomato & fried egg


I love quinoa
Did you know that quinoa is related to rice & beets? Weird, ha? 🙂

Quinoa is a seed from a plant, that can be cooked & eaten like rice.
Quinoa contains a bit more fat than rice, but they also contains lots of fibers & proteins 🙂

Quinoa contains:

  • Vitamin-B (Lots of vitamin-B6)
  • Vitamin-E
  • Folate
  • Niacin
  • Thiamine
  • Fibers
  • Omega-3
  • Protein
  • Iron
  • No gluten


Parsley is so good & it is very very healthy (And … It can be used against garlic breath – Very important!! 😉 This is because of the chlorophyll in the parsley)

Parsley contains:

  • Vitamin-C
  • Vitamin-K
  • Potassium
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Betacarotene
  • Boron
  • Flour
  • Chlorophyll


Spinach .. So yummy!
I use spinach in both cold & warm food – Salad, sandwiches, simmerfood etc.
Soinach is so healthy & so delicious

I love salads that actually has taste in it and that contains good vitamins & minerals.
That’s why I never do iceberg. Wow, that is really the most boring salad ever!!

Spinach contains:

  • Vitamin-A
  • Vitamin-C
  • Vitamin-K (lots of it)
  • Potassium
  • Magnesium
  • Copper
  • Zinc
  • Manganese
  • Iron (lots of it)
  • Flavonoids
  • Betacarotene
More dishes with spinach

Creamed spinach
Pasta with butternut squash
Falafel bowl
Green smoothie
Green smoothie in disguise

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