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Garlic & Herb Baked Salmon {over Spinach Couscous}

Libby with Lemony Thyme
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 17 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes


For salmon...

  • Salmon fillet
  • spray olive oil
  • garlic & herb seasoning recipe on blog
  • sea salt
  • freshly cracked black pepper

For couscous...

  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • pinch salt
  • 1 cup couscous
  • 2-3 Tablespoons aromatics such as minced shallot, garlic, scallions
  • 2 cups fresh spinach leaves

To serve...

  • fresh cilantro
  • scallions
  • diced tomato optional


For the salmon...

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Coat baking dish with olive oil spray. Place salmon skin side down. Sprinkle with Mrs. Dash seasoning, salt & pepper. Lightly spray with olive oil. Bake for 17 minutes for rare/medium-rare (depending on thickness).

For couscous...

  • While salmon is baking bring water, oil and salt to boil in medium sauce pan. Add in couscous and aromatics. Stir well. Cover and remove from heat. Let sit for 5 minutes. Fluff with fork and add in fresh spinach leaves; cover.

To serve...

  • Spoon couscous onto a serving platter. Top with salmon. Sprinkle with fresh cilantro, sliced scallion, diced tomato and freshly cracked black pepper.