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Grilled Salmon and Spinach Salad

Grilled Salmon and Spinach Salad Recipe

Created by William Penn High School, New Castle, DE | Amber Rideout 2015-2016 | Edited by Delphine Remy

Yields: 4 servings | Total time: 30-40 minutes

Salmon, Spinach, Salad… The tripe S recipe!



  • 4 cups baby spinach leaves
  • ½ cup of crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of pepper
  • 4 tabelspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon of white wine vinegar
  • ½ cup thin sliced red onion
  • 1 small cucumber halved lengthwise and sliced
  • ¾ cup of grape tomatoes cut in half
  • 1 lemon


  • 2 teaspoons of rosemary
  • 2 teaspoons of thyme
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 2 teaspoons of fresh dill, chopped
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 1 lb. salmon cut into 4 pieces


  • Place the tomatoes, red onion, and cucumber into a bowl. Mix in olive oil, salt, pepper, garlic, white wine vinegar and set aside.
  • In another bowl add the baby spinach leaves and mix in vegetable mix. Mix well and portion onto each plate.
  • In a small bowl mix the rosemary, thyme, salt and dill together. Spread the mixture over the salmon. Rub the salmon with the mixture.
  • Next, get a small sauté pan and add a small amount of oil just to cover the bottom of the pan. Place pan on medium heat and heat up the oil.
  • When the oil is hot sear each piece of salmon on both sides (cook to temperature you want your salmon).
  • Place the salmon on each plate and spread feta cheese.
  • Garnish with lemon slices and ENJOY this super healthy dish!

Heard of omega-3s? Salmon is a fatty fish full of them! They are so important for a healthy brain and will also act as an antidepressant if you feel a little down!
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