Grilled Pesto Salmon with Quinoa and Veggies

Quinoa topped with grilled salmon bbq pesto drizzled with Tabasco cilantro lime yogurt served with broccoli and carrots

Prep Time: 30 min Cook Time: 35 min

Yield: 1 Plate (serving)

Ingredients
  • 4 ounces Quinoa, hot
  • 1 Fillet grilled bbq pesto salmon, hot
  • 3 ounces blanched fresh broccoli florets hot
  • 1 ounce steamed fresh carrots, peel and slice 1/4 inch thick
  • 1 tablespoon Tabasco cilantro lime yogurt spread
Quinoa
Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup+1 tablespoon low sodium vegetable stock, hot
  • dash(to taste) whole clove garlic, fresh, minced
  • 1 tablespoon + 1/4 teaspoon green peppers, fresh, diced 1/4 inch
  • 1 5/8 teaspoons celery, fresh, diced 1/4 inch
  • 1 tablespoon yellow onion, fresh, diced 1/4 inch
  • 1 1/2 ounces white quinoa, raw, rinsed and drained
  • dash (to taste) salt
  • dash (to taste ) ground black pepper
Pesto BBQ
Ingredients
  • 1/4 teaspoon McCormick Grill Mates bbq seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon parsley leaves, fresh, chopped fine
Grilled BBQ Pesto Salmon
Ingredients
  • 1/2 teaspoon bbq pesto
  • 1 fillet (4 ounce) salmon, raw, farm raised, thawed
  • 1 tablespoon + 1/4 teaspoon Japanese bread crumbs, panko, toasted
Lemon Garlic Yogurt Spread Base
Ingredients
  • 3 teaspoons non fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/8 teaspoon lemon juice
  • dash (to taste) kosher salt
  • dash (to taste) ground black pepper
Tabasco Cilantro Lime Yogurt Spread
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon lemon garlic yogurt spread base
  • 3/8 teaspoon lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon cilantro leaves, fresh, chopped course
  • 1/8 teaspoon Tabasco sauce
Instructions
1
Quinoa: Heat small saucepan over medium heat. Coat saucepan with vegetable oil spray. Add garlic, peppers, celery and onions. Saute for 3 minutes or until softened and lightly golden brown. Stir in quinoa, salt and pepper. Add stock. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Remove lid. Let stand for 10 minutes.
2
Pesto BBQ: In a bowl, add all ingredients, whisk until combined.
3
Grilled BBQ Pesto Salmon: Brush 1 fillet with 1/2 teaspoon pesto. Grill on preheated grill for 2 to 3 minutes on each side. Dredge fillet in toasted panko, making sure to fully cover and encrust.
4
Lemon Garlic Yogurt Spread Base: In a bowl, combine all ingredients until well blended.
5
Tabasco Cilantro Lime Yogurt Spread: In a bowl combine all ingredients until well blended.
6
For Service: Place 1(4 ounce) fillet in center of plate, top with 1 encrusted salmon fillet. Place 3 ounces broccoli and 1 ounce carrots around quinoa. Evenly drizzle meal with 1 tablespoon Tabasco cilantro lime yogurt spread.
Nutrition Facts:
Calories
440
Carbs
50g
protein
28g
fat
15g
sat. fat
3g
Cholesterol
48mg
sodium
400mg
fiber
6g
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