Lemon-Butter Salmon with Cauliflower Purée

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Who doesn't love a dish that's as easy as it is elegant?!


5 minutes

Prep time

20 minutes

Cook time

852 cal.

Per serving


Stovetop, Frying pan, Pot (small), Blender


Cauliflower (fresh)

Step 1

Trim & remove the outer leaves from the cauliflower.

Cauliflower (fresh)

Step 2

Cut the cauliflower into small florets.

Cauliflower (fresh)

Step 3

Add the florets to a pot of salted boiling water. Cook for 10 min, or until fork-tender.


Step 4

Slice the lemon into thin rounds.

Cauliflower (fresh)

Step 5

Drain the cooked cauliflower.

Butter (unsalted)
Cauliflower (fresh)

Step 6

Add a third of the butter to the cauliflower. Season with salt & pepper. Use in immersion blender or blender to purée until smooth & creamy.

Butter (unsalted)
Salmon (fresh)

Step 7

Melt the rest of the butter in a pan over medium heat. Add the salmon, skin-side down.


Step 8

Add the lemon slices to the pan. Season with salt & pepper. Cook the salmon & lemon for 3-5 min.

Salmon (fresh)

Step 9

Turn over the salmon & the lemon slices. Cook for 3-5 min, or until the salmon is cooked through. Remove from heat.

Almonds (sliced)

Step 10

Spread the cauliflower purée over a serving plate. Arrange the salmon & lemon over top. Drizzle with the lemon-butter sauce. Season with salt & pepper. Garnish with sliced almonds (optional). Enjoy!

Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy852 cal.
Fat61 g
Carbohydrates37 g
Protein52 g
Fiber19 g

On average, one serving of the recipe "Lemon-Butter Salmon with Cauliflower Purée" contains 852 Energy, 61 g of Fat, 37 g of Carbohydrates, 52 g of Protein, 19 g of Fiber.

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Lemon-Butter Salmon with Cauliflower Purée
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