Simple Roasted Salmon with Blood Orange and Avocado

Whole30, Paleo, Gluten Free, Pescatarian 

Course Dinner, Main Course, Salad
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 192 kcal


  • 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. 

Nutrition Facts
Simple Roasted Salmon with Blood Orange and Avocado
Amount Per Serving
Calories 192 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 586mg25%
Potassium 273mg8%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 88IU2%
Vitamin C 8mg10%
Calcium 15mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.