Lemon Ghee Salmon with Summer Veggies

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 1/2 pounds salmon fillets
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon ghee
  • 2 medium lemons halved
  • 2 large yellow summer squash chopped
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 3 large zucchini sliced
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 5 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro


  • Season salmon with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Preheat grill to MEDIUM-HIGH. Brush grill grate with ghee. Place the salmon on grill for 2 to 3 minutes per side, or until the salmon is cooked to the desired doneness. Remove and set aside and then squeeze over the lemon juice.
  • On a large piece of aluminum foil, place squash, onion, zucchini, olive oil, garlic and cilantro. Season with salt and pepper; mix well. Wrap foil so that veggies are completely covered. Place on grill for 8 to 10 minutes, or until veggies are soft, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove and serve with the salmon.


Serving Suggestion: Big Salad tossed with Leanne’s Basic Vinaigrette (1 head lettuce (any kind but not iceberg), torn, Salad veggies of choice, 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar, 1 garlic clove, pressed, Dried basil, to taste, Dried oregano, to taste:
Directions- In a large bowl, toss together torn lettuce and salad veggies of your choice. In a small bowl, whisk together extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar, garlic and a pinch of dried basil and oregano; drizzle dressing over salad.)
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