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Grilled Salmon with seasonal salad and grilled beets


Grilled Salmon with seasonal salad and grilled beets
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So if you have read my other blogs you would know I belong to a local farm CSA. Well this week share had some great organic in season vegetables. I incorporated some of them into my meal tonight.. and made a delicious season salad to top my grilled salmon. This meal has lots of different flavor and textures.

I love to grill all year round. My neighbors know this as they see me out there usually four to five times a week even in rain or snow. I have grilled lots of different vegetables but never tried grilling beets until tonight.  Grilling beets adds a great, smoky flavor.  After tonight I know I will be doing it more often!  I love to include some type of salad in my dishes.  This time I topped my salmon with the peppery goodness of radishes paired with a sweet apple and pea shoots.  I made this dish for the first time and it ended up working out great. I hope you enjoy it as much as my family and I did.

Grilled Salmon with seasonal salad and grilled beets

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American

Ingredients

  • 2 Salmon Filets
  • 1 Bunch Of golden beets 4-6 beets

Salmon marinade

  • 1/4 Cup Mustard
  • 2 Tbsp Honey
  • 1/4 Cup Olive oil
  • 1 Lemon juice

Beet marinade and salad dressing

  • 1/4 Cup Olive oil
  • 1/4 Cup Apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 Cup Mustard Of your juice
  • 2 Tbsp Honey

Seasonal salad

  • 1 Medium Honey Crisp Apple
  • 1 Cup Pea shoots or micro greens
  • 2 Radishes

Instructions

  • Combine salmon marinade and salmon and refrigerate at least and hour or overnight
  • Combine and whisk beet marinade and salad dressing. Set aside
  • Peel and slice beets into 1/2" thick medallions. Marinade with 3/4 of the beet marinade for at least and hour or overnight. Reserve the rest of the marinade to use for salad dressing
  • Make the seasonal salad. Dice the radishes, apples and combine with pea shoots or micro greens. Dress and toss salsa with the reserved beet marinade/dressing. Set aside
  • Heat grill to medium high heat. Grill beets for around 7 minutes on each side. Depending on the thickness of your salmon grill 4-6 minutes on each side till cooked medium or medium well. 
  • Serve salmon with seasonal salad on top or side. Serve with beets and a lemon wedge.. enjoy! 

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