Baked Lemon Salmon with Creamy Dill Sauce


  • 2 4-ounce salmon fillets
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 ½ teaspoon lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • Salt & black pepper

Creamy Dill Sauce

  • ½ cup plain Greek Yogurt
  • 1 clove garlic, finely minced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
  • 3 teaspoons milk (I used oat milk!)
  • ½ tablespoons honey
  • Salt & black pepper


For the Salmon

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. In a bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon zest and lemon juice. Grease a baking dish and place salmon fillets in baking dish.
  2. Season tops of salmon with salt and pepper then rotate to opposite side. Drizzle tops evenly with lemon mixture and gently rub over salmon, then season tops with salt and pepper.
  3. Bake in preheated oven 12-16 minutes, or until salmon has cooked through.

For the Sauce

  1. In a bowl, mix Greek yogurt, garlic, dill, honey, and enough milk to reach desired consistency.
  2. Season with salt and pepper to taste.


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