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Healthy salmon with quinoa, apples and avocado, dressed with a fresh herb vinaigrette.

Salmon Quinoa Bowl with Avocado and Apple

A healthy paleo style quinoa bowl with salmon, avocado and apples. The quinoa is dressed in a fresh herb vinaigrette.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 200kcal
Author foodnessgracious


  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup cilantro chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh oregano chopped
  • 8 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil divided
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • salt and black pepper
  • 4 cups cooked quinoa
  • 2 inch salmon fillets about 1 thick.
  • 1 teaspoon seasoning
  • 1 large ripe avocado
  • 1 red apple


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  • In a small bowl mix together the garlic, cilantro, oregano, 6 tablespoons of olive oil and lemon juice.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Season the salmon with your preferred seasoning mixture.
  • In a non-stick pan, heat the remaining two tablespoon olive oil over a med-high heat.
  • Place the salmon into the pan top side first and ear for about 1 minute.
  • Turn the salmon over and place the pan in the oven.
  • Roast for 8-10 minutes and the salmon looks golden brown and firm to the touch on top.
  • Dice the avocado and apple and add both to the quinoa in a bowl.
  • Mix about 1/4 cup of the herb vinaigrette through the quinoa, taste and add more if desired.
  • Season with more salt and pepper.
  • Divide the quinoa between two bowls and place a piece of salmon on top.
  • Serve at once.


Calories: 200kcal