Ingredients. The Mediterranean diet is all about healthy whole foods, eating lots of fresh vegetables and fruit, and limiting added sugars and processed foods, including refined grains. 9) Mediterranean Salmon. This recipe uses salmon, balsamic vinegar, olives, feta cheese, and tomatoes. So a typical cut of salmon will be cooked through in about 10-12 minutes depending on the size/thickness of the salmon. Meanwhile, add sugar and remaining 2 teaspoons oil to reserved seasoning mixture; mix well. It's also about reducing saturated fats and favoring healthy seafood over meats like beef and pork. Salmon has got to be one of the most popular fish to serve for dinner, and my Mediterranean style salmon will certainly be a crowd pleaser! Haute and Healthy Living came up with the perfect formula for Mediterranean Salmon. I find that cutting the fillet into smaller portions helps to cook it faster than cooking a large 1 pound fillet. Sweet and citrusy is one of the best flavor combos! And while the flavors may not immediately scream Mediterranean, you can totally add this one to the list of Mediterranean diet recipes. Add fennel and tomatoes; toss to coat. Rich in protein and omega-3, it’s simply a must-try dish! Mediterranean Style Salmon Recipe – Chef Dennis. 4 tablespoons chopped fresh basil; 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley; 1 tablespoon minced garlic; 2 tablespoons lemon juice; 4 salmon fillets, each 5 ounces A good rule of thumb is to cook salmon for 10 minutes for every inch of thickness. Turn July 17, 2017 by Chef Dennis Littley 50 Comments. With my easy to make olive tapenade you've got yourself a healthy and delicious restaurant-style dinner. This is another winner that can feed a small hungry crowd in minutes! Don’t overcook the salmon. 10) Mediterranean Honey Lime Salmon. Honey mustard salmon recipe.