Grilled Salmon with Avocado Salsa

While it may officially be fall, we’ve been having a heat wave here in Southern California, so I’ve been doing my best to take advantage of last minute summer grilling! One of my easiest, healthiest, and most delicious Weight Watchers grilling recipes is this Grilled Salmon with Avocado Salsa. The creaminess of the avocado and the moist, buttery avocado are a perfect contrast to the tangy lime and spicy jalapeño. The flavors are bold and delicious, yet this healthy meal is only 8 Points per serving. Pair it with steamed brown rice or quinoa and roasted vegetables for a complete meal.

Grilled Salmon with Avocado Salsa

Decadent grilled salmon is topped with a tangy and flavorful avocado to make one seriously heart healthy Weight Watchers recipe. Easy to put together, and very satisfying, this dish is always a crowd pleaser.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lbs salmon, cut into 4 fillets
  • 1 medium avocado, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 a small red onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 small jalapeño, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped
  • Juice from 1-2 limes (about 1 tbsp)
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Rub salmon fillets with olive oil, then season both sides with the cumin, paprika, salt & pepper. Cover and refrigerate for an hour.
  2. In a small bowl combine the avocado, red onion, jalapeño, cilantro, garlic, lime juice, and salt & pepper.
  3. Grill salmon to desired level of doneness. Top each fillet with the avocado salsa just before serving.

Preparation time: 10 minute(s)

Cooking time: 10 minute(s)

Diet type: Pescatarian

Diet tags: Reduced fat, Reduced carbohydrate, High protein, Gluten free

Number of servings (yield): 4

Culinary tradition: Mexican

Calories: 37

Fat: 17g

Protein: 37g

Entire recipe makes 4 servings
Serving size is 1 fillet with salsa
Each serving = 8 Points

PER SERVING: 334 calories; 17g fat; 5g carbohydrates; 37g protein; 3.5g fiber

1 Comment

  1. Todd H. Charske Reply

    Great website for healthy food for yourself and family.

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