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Grilled salmon and juicy heirloom tomatoes are covered in an INSANELY flavorful avocado chimichurri sauce for an easy, healthy, and flavor-packed summer dinner!
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Grilled Salmon + Heirloom Tomatoes with Avocado Chimichurri Sauce

Grilled salmon and juicy heirloom tomatoes are covered in an INSANELY flavorful avocado chimichurri sauce for an easy, healthy, and flavor-packed summer dinner!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 salmon fillets
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil divided
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 medium heirloom tomatoes thinly sliced and dried on paper towels

Chimichurri Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley leaves
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 medium ripe avocado pitted and diced

Instructions

  • Pat salmon fillets dry and rub with 2 tablespoons olive oil and season with salt and pepper on both sides. Rub remaining olive oil over sliced tomatoes and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Grill salmon and tomatoes over medium-high heat 3-4 minutes per side for salmon and until tomatoes are slightly charred and soft. Keep salmon and tomatoes warm.
  • Make the chimichurri sauce: In a food processor, blend parsley, basil, lime juice, garlic, and olive oil until smooth. Pulse in avocado until sauce is slightly chunky. Season chimichurri sauce with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve salmon and tomatoes warm with chimichurri sauce on top. Enjoy!