I recently discovered a new blog that I’m really enjoy–How Sweet It Is. I like the look of the recipes she writes about because they all look fairly simple with few ingredients. I love easy recipes and I decided it was time to give one a try.
1 lb salmon filets
1/4 cup plain greek yogurt
1 tablespoon dried parsley
3 tablespoons grated asiago cheese
1/2 tablespoon chopped garlic
1 tablespoon chopped shallots
salt & pepper to taste
Preheat oven to 400.
Sprinkle salmon with salt and pepper. In a bowl, mix yogurt, cheese, shallots, parsley and garlic together. Spread on top of salmon. Bake until fish flakes – about 15 minutes.
Shallots are my new favorite kitchen discovery. The flavors are so unique and they really do make recipes taste even better. (Is it weird that I always think of the Lady of Shalott when I’m chopping shallots?)
We eye-balled the measurements and probably added a bit too much garlic but since I’m a garlic fan it wasn’t that big of a deal. I also used too much Greek yogurt. Next time–more cheese, less yogurt. I used fresh parsley from our garden instead of dried, too.
I never associate “cheese” and “fish” together and was a little wary of this dish at first. But everything went together nicely to make a great flavor for dinner. I asked Michael which salmon dish he liked better–this one or the one we did last week with the almost tzatziki sauce on it. He said he liked the Salmon with Dill and Cucumber better. I would definitely make this recipe again, though.
QUESTION: Will you make this dish? What changes would you want to make?
About Lisa Eirene Lisa lost 110 pounds through calorie counting and exercise. She swims, bikes, runs, hikes and is enjoying life in Portland, Oregon. Her weight loss story has been featured in First Magazine, Yahoo Health, Woman's Day and Glamour.com.