Seared Salmon over Spaghetti Squash Bowls Recipe

Garlicky salmon grilled and served over pesto spaghetti squash with broccoli, carrots and spinach.
  • Ready in: 2 hours, 30 minutes
  • Prep time: 30 minutes
  • Chill/Cook time: 2 hours
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  • Servings: 6

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cooking methods

  • Stovetop
  • Microwave


  1. In a gallon freezer bag, combine salmon, 2 tablespoons Avocado Oil and Garlic Garlic Seasoning; salt and pepper as desired. Seal well and toss to coat. Refrigerate 2 hours or up to overnight.
  2. Scrape out seeds from center of squash. Place, upside-down, in a shallow microwave-safe dish. Add a small amount of water to dish. Microwave on HIGH 10-15 minutes or until fork tender; pull a fork across spaghetti squash to create strands. Set aside.
  3. In small microwave-safe dish, combine Dried Tomato & Garlic Pesto Mix with 2 tablespoons Avocado Oil and 2 tablespoons water. Microwave on HIGH 1 minute. Set aside.
  4. Heat a medium non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Remove salmon from marinade; discard bag with marinade. Place salmon in skillet. Sear, turning once, until internal temperature reaches 145°F on an instant read food thermometer, about 10 minutes per inch of thickness.
  5. In a large skillet, heat remaining 1 tablespoon Avocado Oil over medium-high heat. Add broccoli and carrots; salt and pepper as desired. Sauté 3-4 minutes. Stir in spinach, prepared pesto and squash. Toss to coat. Divide among 6 large bowls or dinner plates. Top with salmon.

Makes 6 servings.

Make Ahead & Freeze: Prepare step 1. Seal well, label and freeze. Thaw completely. Continue with step 2.

Nutrition per Serving: Calories: 310 Total Fat: 19g Sat. Fat: 2.5g Cholest: 60mg Sodium: 230mg Carbs: 10g Fiber: 3g Sugar: 3g Protein: 25g

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Low carb and so easy!! This meal came together so easily! Love all the different flavors and salmon was moist and delicious I didn’t even miss the carbs the extra veggies to boot!
Date published: 2020-06-15
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