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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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