Salmon & Quinoa Bowls with Green Beans, Olives & Feta


This flavorful and easy salmon quinoa bowl is a meal that keeps on giving. Pack up any leftovers for a next-day lunch, or make the entire recipe ahead and pack it into individual serving containers for ready-to-go meals.

Salmon & Quinoa Bowls with Green Beans, Olives & Feta
Prep Time:
30 mins
Additional Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
4 servings


  • 1 pound salmon fillet

  • ½ teaspoon salt, divided

  • ¼ teaspoon ground pepper

  • 8 ounces string beans (green, yellow, or a mix), trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces

  • 1 ¾ cups water

  • ¾ cup quinoa (red, white, or tricolored), rinsed

  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh oregano, plus more for garnish, or 1/2 tsp. dried

  • 1 medium tomato, seeded and chopped

  • ¼ cup crumbled feta cheese

  • ¼ cup pitted Kalamata olives, halved or sliced


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a large baking sheet with foil. Place salmon on the prepared baking sheet and sprinkle with 1/8 tsp. salt and pepper. Bake until the salmon is no longer opaque in the center and flakes easily with a fork, 20 to 25 minutes. Let rest for 5 minutes, then flake the salmon into bite-size pieces (discard the skin).

  2. Meanwhile, bring 1 inch of water to a boil in a medium saucepan fitted with a steamer basket. Add beans; cover and cook until tender-crisp, about 5 minutes. Rinse the beans under cold water, drain well, and set aside. Combine water, quinoa, and 1/8 tsp. salt in the saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer until the quinoa is tender and most of the liquid has been absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes. Fluff with a fork.

  3. Whisk lemon juice, oil, garlic, oregano, and the remaining 1/4 tsp. salt in a small bowl.

  4. To serve, divide the quinoa among 4 dinner bowls. Arrange the salmon, beans, tomato, feta, and olives over the quinoa. Drizzle with the dressing and garnish with more fresh oregano, if desired.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

484 Calories
28g Fat
28g Carbs
30g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 484
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 30g 60%
Total Fat 28g 36%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 69mg 23%
Sodium 577mg 25%
Potassium 807mg 17%

Nutrition information is calculated by a registered dietitian using an ingredient database but should be considered an estimate.

* Daily Values (DVs) are the recommended amounts of nutrients to consume each day. Percent Daily Value (%DV) found on nutrition labels tells you how much a serving of a particular food or recipe contributes to each of those total recommended amounts. Per the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the daily value is based on a standard 2,000 calorie diet. Depending on your calorie needs or if you have a health condition, you may need more or less of particular nutrients. (For example, it’s recommended that people following a heart-healthy diet eat less sodium on a daily basis compared to those following a standard diet.)

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a special diet for medical reasons, be sure to consult with your primary care provider or a registered dietitian to better understand your personal nutrition needs.

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