Mediterranean Herb and Garlic Salmon Bowls

Mediterranean Herb and Garlic Salmon Bowls are a delicious and nutritious meal that combines tender, flavorful salmon with a fresh and vibrant Greek salad. This dish is perfect for a healthy lunch or dinner, offering a balanced blend of protein, healthy fats, and fresh vegetables, all enhanced by aromatic herbs and spices.


For the Greek Salmon:

  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 (5-6 ounce) salmon fillets
  • Garnishes: Balsamic drizzle, freshly chopped parsley or dill

For the Greek Salad:

  • 1 English cucumber, seeded and diced
  • 1 Roma tomato, diced
  • 1/4 cup red onion, diced
  • 1 avocado, peeled and diced
  • 4 ounces feta cheese, cubed or crumbled


  1. Marinate the Salmon:
    • In a bowl, whisk together the olive oil, red wine vinegar, lemon juice, minced garlic, fresh dill, fresh parsley, dried oregano, dried basil, dried thyme, red pepper flakes, kosher salt, and black pepper.
    • Place the salmon fillets in a shallow dish and pour the marinade over them. Ensure the fillets are evenly coated. Cover and chill in the refrigerator for a minimum of 30 minutes, ideally up to 2 hours.
  2. Prepare the Greek Salad:
    • In a large mixing bowl, combine the diced cucumber, diced Roma tomato, diced red onion, diced avocado, and feta cheese.
    • Toss gently to mix all the ingredients together.
  3. Cook the Salmon:
    • Preheat your grill or a grill pan over medium-high heat.
    • Remove the salmon fillets from the marinade and discard the marinade.
    • Grill the salmon fillets for about 4-5 minutes per side, or until the salmon is cooked through and flakes easily with a fork.
  4. Assemble the Bowls:
    • Divide the Greek salad among four serving bowls.
    • Place a grilled salmon fillet on top of each salad.
    • Drizzle with balsamic glaze and sprinkle with additional fresh parsley or dill, if desired.
  5. Serve:
    • Serve immediately and enjoy this fresh and flavorful Mediterranean Herb and Garlic Salmon Bowl.


Mediterranean Herb and Garlic Salmon Bowls are a perfect combination of fresh, zesty, and savory flavors. The marinated salmon, grilled to perfection, pairs beautifully with the crisp and colorful Greek salad. This dish is not only delicious but also packed with nutrients, making it a great choice for a wholesome meal. Enjoy the taste of the Mediterranean in every bite!