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    How to impress your summer guests?  Let’s start with this amazing grill meal that can be entirely prepared in advance so that you have time to socialize while hosting.

    Salmon & Zucchini with Basil Dressing

    Prep Time6 hrs 30 mins
    Cook Time30 mins
    Servings: 2 servings

    Equipment

    • Food Processor
    • Reuseable silicone sandwich bags

    Ingredients

    Salmon

    • 2 salmon fillets
    • 1 organic lemon peel
    • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
    • 1 clove of garlic minced
    • 1 tbsp fresh dill
    • 1/2 tsp sea salt

    Dressing

    • juice of 1 lemon
    • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
    • 2 tbsp chopped walnuts
    • 1/2 tsp sea salt
    • 1 cup fresh basil leaves
    • 2 garlic cloves

    Others

    • Fresh chives for garnish
    • 1 lemon
    • 2 zucchinis

    Instructions

    Salmon

    • Wash salmon fillets and then place them in the sandwich bag.
    • Add 1 tbsp olive oil.
    • Peel one entire lemon with a vegetable peeler and add peels to the sandwich bag.
    • Sprinkle 1 tbsp of dill and 1/2 tsp of sea salt into the bag.
    • Add the minced clove of garlic.
    • Massage to mix all ingredients in the bag and refrigerate to marinate 6-24 hours.
    • Preheat grill to 400F.
    • When the salmon is marinated, remove from the bag and pick off the remaining peels and place on the preheated grill.
    • Cook for 25 minutes or until 145F internal temp.

    Zucchini

    • Slice Zucchini diagonally and lightly salt.
    • Place directly onto the grill for 8 minutes per side.

    Grilled Lemon

    • Cut the ends from the lemon and then cut in half and remove any visible seeds.
    • Lightly salt and place face down on the grill and rotate 90 degrees to create grill marks.
    • Grill for 5 minutes.
    • The roasted lemons are also for squeezing over everything.

    Dressing

    • In a food processor combine the juice of your fully peeled lemon, basil leaves, 2 garlic cloves, olive oil, walnuts, and remaining salt.
    • When the zucchini is fully cooked, spoon the sauce onto the zucchini.
    • Extra sauce pairs very well with the salmon as well.
    • Garnish with chives.
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