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Pan-Seared Salmon with Creamy Greek Yogurt Lemon Dill Sauce

This zesty Pan-Seared Salmon with Creamy Greek Yogurt Lemon Dill Sauce is a quick and easy meal to prepare.

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The salmon will cook quickly with this method. I rinse and dry the salmon and season it with salt and a little pepper. I then pan-sear it, flesh side down, in a well-oiled stainless steel skillet for a few minutes until a crust has formed. I reduce the heat to low and add a small amount of water or white wine to the pan, whichever is handy, and put a lid on it to finish cooking the salmon all the way through. Once cooked, flip it out onto a plate to rest, skin side down.
Blackened Pan Seared Salmon

While the salmon is cooking, you can quickly make the creamy Greek yogurt lemon dill sauce. Grab a medium sized mixing bowl and add yogurt, lemon juice (or lemon zest), salt and chopped fresh dill. Still together until all ingredients are mixed. Taste it and add more salt or lemon juice if necessary. Or add more dill – if that’s your thing!

Creamy Greek Yogurt Lemon Dill Sauce

When you’re ready to serve, remove the skin of the salmon by sliding a spatula between the skin and salmon flesh and gently slide it forward. The skin will usually easily separate. Go slowly so you don’t break the salmon flesh. Plate it up, pour some yogurt sauce over it and enjoy.

Pan-Seared Salmon with Creamy Greek Yogurt Lemon Dill Sauce

Pan-Seared Salmon with Creamy Greek Yogurt Lemon Dill Sauce
 
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Pan-Seared Salmon with Creamy Greek Yogurt Lemon Dill Sauce
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Serves: 2 servings
Ingredients
  • 2 salmon fillets
  • Seasoning/Salt and Pepper
  • 2 Tablespoons Olive oil
  • ¼-1/2 cup water or white wine
  • For the sauce:
  • 1 cup organic Greek yogurt, plain
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 Tablespoon fresh dill, chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice/OR lemon zest
Instructions
  1. Prep the salmon for pan searing. Rinse and dry the salmon and season it with salt and pepper.

  2. Add olive oil to stainless steel skillet and heat to medium-high/high.

  3. Add seasoned salmon, flesh side down to skillet. (Watch for oil spatters.) Sear for a few minutes until a crust has formed.

  4. Reduce the heat to low/simmer and add a small amount of water or white wine to the skillet and put a lid on it to finish cooking the salmon all the way through.

  5. Once cooked, remove from pan onto a plate to rest, skin side down.

  6. Making the Greek Yogurt Lemon Dill Sauce
  7. In a small mixing bowl, add the yogurt, fresh dill, fresh lemon juice (or lemon zest if you prefer), and salt.Stir well to combine. Use immediately or refrigerate up to 3 days.

 

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15 Savory and Gluten-Free One Pot Meals

Keep effort to a minimum by whipping up a savory and gluten-free meal in just one pot!

Keep effort to a minimum by whipping up a savory and gluten-free meal in just one pot! Here are 15 one pot savory and gluten-free meals to add to your  meal planning rotation for those days when you just Can't. Even. with the dishes. 

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Here are 15 one pot savory and gluten-free meals to add to your meal planning rotation for those days when you just Can’t. Even. with the dishes. Many thanks to the awesome food bloggers who submitted their recipes and photos for this post!

SLOW COOKER POT ROAST WITH HOMEMADE ONION SOUP MIX – recipe and photo courtesy of The Rising Spoon

SPICY ONE POT GLUTEN-FREE TOMATO MUSHROOM BASIL PASTA – recipe and photo courtesy of Boulder Locavore


DELICIOUS CHICKEN BACON ONE POT MEAL – recipe and photo courtesy of Living Sweet Moments

PORK STIR FRY  – recipe and photo courtesy of Avocado Pesto

DUTCH OVEN BALSAMIC CHICKEN AND VEGETABLES – recipe and photo courtesy of Zesty Olive

Dutch Oven Balsamic Chicken And Veggies

GLUTEN-FREE EGGPLANT PARMESAN – recipe and photo courtesy of The Professional Mom Project


FRIED CABBAGE AND POTATOES WITH BACON – recipe and photo courtesy of Savory Tooth

EASY CREAMY ONE POT ACORN SQUASH RISOTTO – recipe and photo courtesy of Fearless Dining

KETO TACO BREAKFAST SKILLET – recipe and photo courtesy of Peace Love and Low Carb

CURRIED CHICKEN SKILLET WITH CAULIFLOWER AND RICE – recipe and photo courtesy of Mashup Mom

DUTCH OVEN WHITE BEAN, SPICY SAUSAGE AND KALE SOUP– recipe and photo courtesy of Zesty Olive

This delicious Dutch Oven White Bean, Spicy Sausage and Kale Soup is pure comfort food for the fall and winter seasons.


OLD FASHIONED DAIRY-FREE AND GLUTEN-FREE MEATLOAF – recipe and photo courtesy of Food Meanderings

LOW CARB CRACK SLAW EGG ROLL IN A BOWL RECIPE – recipe and photo courtesy of Wholesome Yum

SLOW COOKED LAMB ROGAN JOSH – recipe and photo courtesy of Emma Eats and Explores

CREAMY SHRIMP PRIMAVERA – recipe and photo courtesy of Joy Filled Eats


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Easy No Mayo Potato Salad Recipe

This Easy No Mayo Potato Salad Recipe is will become a favorite at your next picnic, BBQ or potluck.

This Easy No Mayo Potato Salad Recipe is will become a favorite at your next picnic, BBQ or potluck. This potato salad is elevated by the spicy addition of Dijon mustard. Sour cream replaces the mayonnaise and the addition of egg, celery, green onions and dill pickle make this a zesty potato salad worthy of your next gathering.Note: This post contains affiliate links.

This potato salad is elevated by the spicy addition of Dijon mustard. Sour cream replaces the mayonnaise and the addition of egg, celery, green onions and dill pickle make this a zesty potato salad worthy of your next gathering.

You can use any type of potato and this salad will turn out fabulous. Here, I used Yukon Gold potatoes because that’s what I had on hand. I like to peel my potatoes, although that’s not necessary if you like the skins on. Sometimes I do a rough peel and leave a bit of skin on; totally up to you.

This Easy No Mayo Potato Salad Recipe is will become a favorite at your next picnic, BBQ or potluck. This potato salad is elevated by the spicy addition of Dijon mustard. Sour cream replaces the mayonnaise and the addition of egg, celery, green onions and dill pickle make this a zesty potato salad worthy of your next gathering.

Boil the potatoes until they are almost tender. Don’t over boil because then the potatoes absorb too much water and become mushy when you go to mix the salad, no matter how gently you do it. Once the potatoes are just this side of tender, remove from the heat, drain well and let cool completely. Sometimes I help this process along by putting the bowl/colander in the fridge until I’m ready to add the other ingredients and mix it together. That said, this salad is also tasty served warm.

This Easy No Mayo Potato Salad Recipe is will become a favorite at your next picnic, BBQ or potluck. This potato salad is elevated by the spicy addition of Dijon mustard. Sour cream replaces the mayonnaise and the addition of egg, celery, green onions and dill pickle make this a zesty potato salad worthy of your next gathering.

Mayo is replaced by full fat sour cream. You can also use plain Greek yogurt, or a mix of the two. I tend to like the full fat sour cream because it has a rich flavor and is creamier than the yogurt. Note: don’t use fat-free sour cream. You need the fat and creaminess to make this really work.

The zest comes in with the Dijon mustard. Here’s my favorite. And I don’t skimp on this! This is totally up to your taste preference, but I always tend to add a dollop more because the potatoes are such a blank canvas that I need that extra dollop to really make these zing!

This Easy No Mayo Potato Salad Recipe is will become a favorite at your next picnic, BBQ or potluck. This potato salad is elevated by the spicy addition of Dijon mustard. Sour cream replaces the mayonnaise and the addition of egg, celery, green onions and dill pickle make this a zesty potato salad worthy of your next gathering.

Hard boiled eggs, celery, a little green onion, dill pickles and Himalayan sea salt round out the flavors. Zesty!

Potato lover? Make sure you check out my other potato recipes:
Baked Scalloped Potatoes
Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Loaded Baked Potato Salad

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Easy No Mayo Potato Salad Recipe
 
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Easy No Mayo Potato Salad Recipe
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Serves: 4-6 servings
Ingredients
  • 5-6 large Russet or Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and cut into medium-small cubes
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • ½ cup Dijon mustard (more if you like it zesty)
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs, peeled and chopped
  • ⅓ cup chopped green onions
  • ½ cup diced celery
  • ½ cup diced dill pickle
  • 2 tsp Himalayan salt
Instructions
  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil.

  2. While water is coming to a boil, peel and chop potatoes into small-medium cubes. Add to boiling water and cook until almost tender. Do not over boil as the potatoes will hold too much water and turn to mush when you go to assemble the salad.

  3. Drain potatoes well and let them cool for a bit before moving forward with the recipe, unless you are serving your salad warm.

  4. Place the potatoes in a large mixing bowl.

  5. Add salt, sour cream and Dijon mustard. Using a large spoon, very lightly mix, taking care not to mush or break the potatoes.

  6. Add most of the hard-boiled eggs, celery, dill pickle and green onions (reserving the rest for garnish on the top) and lightly toss to combine.

  7. Transfer to serving bowl and garnish the top with the remaining ingredients.

  8. Serve warm or chill the salad, covered, in the fridge until ready to serve.

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This Easy No Mayo Potato Salad Recipe is will become a favorite at your next picnic, BBQ or potluck. This potato salad is elevated by the spicy addition of Dijon mustard. Sour cream replaces the mayonnaise and the addition of egg, celery, green onions and dill pickle make this a zesty potato salad worthy of your next gathering.This Easy No Mayo Potato Salad Recipe is will become a favorite at your next picnic, BBQ or potluck. This potato salad is elevated by the spicy addition of Dijon mustard. Sour cream replaces the mayonnaise and the addition of egg, celery, green onions and dill pickle make this a zesty potato salad worthy of your next gathering.This Easy No Mayo Potato Salad Recipe is will become a favorite at your next picnic, BBQ or potluck. This potato salad is elevated by the spicy addition of Dijon mustard. Sour cream replaces the mayonnaise and the addition of egg, celery, green onions and dill pickle make this a zesty potato salad worthy of your next gathering.

 

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15 Warm and Cozy Soup Recipes To Make Right Now

15 Warm and Cozy Soup Recipes To Make Right Now: these homemade soup recipes are perfect for fall and winter and beyond!

15 Warm and Cozy Soup Recipes To Make Right Now: these homemade soup recipes are perfect for fall and winter and beyond!

When the temperatures dips, make one of these hearty homemade soups to keep you warm and cozy!

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CROCKPOT MEXICAN CHICKEN SOUP – recipe and photo courtesy of Salt and Lavender

NEW ENGLAND CLAM CHOWDER – recipe and photo courtesy of Wine and Glue

DETOX IMMUNE-BOOSTING CHICKEN SOUP – recipe and photo courtesy of Eat Yourself Skinny


GINGER AND TURMERIC CARROT SOUP – recipe and photo courtesy of Lemon Blossoms

DUTCH OVEN WHITE BEAN, SPICY SAUSAGE AND KALE SOUP – recipe and photo courtesy of Zesty Olive

This delicious Dutch Oven White Bean, Spicy Sausage and Kale Soup is pure comfort food for the fall and winter seasons.


SPLIT PEA SOUP WITH PARMESAN-THYME CRISPS
– recipe and photo courtesy of Grab A Plate





FRENCH ONION SOUP
– recipe and photo courtesy of Culinary Ginger

EASY BLACK BEAN SOUP  – recipe and photo courtesy of Two Healthy Kitchens

LEEK SWEET POTATO SOUP – recipe and photo courtesy of A Hedghog In The Kitchen

MINESTRONE SOUP WITH GLUTEN-FREE PASTA – recipe and photo courtesy of Zesty Olive

Minestrone Soup With Gluten Free Pasta


FISH CHOWDER – recipe and photo courtesy of Simply Recipes

SLOW COOKER THAI SWEET POTATO SOUP – recipe and photo courtesy of Cook Nourish Bliss

EASY BROCCOLI CHEESE SOUP – recipe and photo courtesy of Yellow Bliss Road

SLOW COOKER BEEF STROGANOFF SOUP  – recipe and photo courtesy of Five Heart Home

LOADED BAKED POTATO SOUP – recipe and photo courtesy of Averie Cooks


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15 Warm and Cozy Soup Recipes To Make Right Now: these homemade soup recipes are perfect for fall and winter and beyond!

15 Warm and Cozy Soup Recipes To Make Right Now: these homemade soup recipes are perfect for fall and winter and beyond!

 

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