Simple Roasted Salmon with Blood Orange and Avocado

Whole30, Paleo, Gluten Free, Pescatarian 

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 2 blood oranges segmented
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp fresh mint finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp fresh dill
  • 1 tbsp almonds slivered or chopped
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Roasted Salmon

  • 4 6 oz. salmon fillets
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • pinch tsp cayenne optional


Roast the Salmon

  1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees. Pat the salmon fillets dry with paper towels. Drizzle with olive oil and season lightly with salt, pepper, and cayenne, if using. 

  2. Lay the salmon on a parchment lined baking sheet. Roast for 8-11 minutes or until flakey but cooked through. 

Make the Salad

  1. While the salmon cooks, peel and segment the oranges. Remove the pit from the avocado and dice it. Roughly chop the dill and mint, then gently mix everything together in a bowl.