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

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Energy852 cal.
Fat61 g
Carbohydrates37 g
Protein52 g
Fiber19 g

Values are based on an average estimate for one serving. All nutrition information presented on Jow is intended for informational purposes only. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, please consult with a health-care professional.

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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