This Mediterranean Bowl with Salmon is hearty, healthy, delicious, and makes for the perfect prep-ahead meal. It’s a balanced bowl, including a great source of quality protein, healthy fats, and fiber.
All of the components are great on their own, and once they’re tossed together, they somehow become even better. So, if you’re looking for a meal you can prepare ahead of time that is low in carbs and keto-friendly, then you should definitely try this recipe.
How To Make The Tastiest Mediterranean Salmon Bowl:
For The Salmon:
- 8oz. salmon filet
- 2 garlic cloves (minced)
- 1 cup broccoli florets
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 1 tsp basi (dry)
- 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper
For The Salad:
- 1 cup lettuce (chopped)
- 2/3 cup purple cabbage (chopped)
- 1/4 cup feta cheese (crumbled)
- 10 olives (pitted)
- handful basil leaves
- 2 tbsp hummus
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
Start by rubbing the salmon with the crushed red pepper flakes, dried basil, and 1 clove of garlic. Then let it rest for a few minutes so that the salmon gets extra flavor.
While you wait a few minutes for the salmon, start preparing the salad. So, chop the cabbage and mix it in a bowl with the lemon juice. Next, add the feta cheese, basil, olive oil, lettuce, and 1 clove of minced garlic. Again, mix everything, and if desired, season with some salt and pepper.
Now, chop the broccoli florets and stir them for 2 minutes in a non-stick pan with 1 tbsp of olive oil. After that, place a lid on top of the skillet and turn the heat off.
Once a few minutes have passed, take the broccoli out of the pan and add the salmon to the same pan. Turn the heat on medium and cook the salmon with a lid. Also, make sure to flip it halfway through the cooking process.
Now you can use whole salmon filets, you can cut yours into a few chunks. After about 6-7 minutes, the salmon should ready, so you can start arranging the bowl.
Finally, start by arranging the salad. So, put the salad on the bottom, then add the olives, hummus, broccoli, and in the middle the salmon.
If desired, season with some additional salt and pepper.