In need of a quick, yet healthy and delicious weekday supper? Roasted Salmon with Kale Chimichurri adds a lot of color and a bit of bite to dinner, plus a new twist on a traditional sauce.
It’s the end of a long workday, you’re tired, you probably got up early to go to the gym, or perhaps you went after work. If the gym wasn’t on the schedule there might have been errands to run or kids to wrangle. Whatever the reason, you’re home, you’re hungry and takeout for another night in a row doesn’t look too appetizing right now. What to do?
Welcome to my normal weeknight (minus the kids, add a dog and perhaps a little less takeout). The days are long and not always that glamorous for the life of a food blogger, here’s a little truth for you – making dinner during the week is sometimes a bit of a struggle.
I love to cook but after a long day I don’t always love the task of the elaborate dinner, however since I like to eat, I try to get something healthy on the table.
Insert my go-to quick dinner of roasted salmon, you really can’t go wrong with it, as it’s healthy, full of good fats and cooks up quickly. The only problem is it’s gets boring – I can’t be the only one who gets palate fatigue after awhile right? It was time to spruce the usual up with something extra.
My brother once asked me many years ago “what’s with the all the kale?”
I told him I like it, you got a problem with it?
I mean, it’s a versatile green, you can cook it down with some onions, bacon and garlic as a simple side, make a hearty salad or my personal favorite turn any typical sauce made with an herb and replace with kale. It’s a double whammy in that case because you get the delicious taste of a pesto or a chimichurri with the bonus superpower of kale.
There’s a lot of bite and a lot of kale involved with kale chimichurri but it brightens up some simple roasted salmon and puts dinner on the table in about 20 minutes.
For more #WeekdaySupper inspiration, check out what’s cooking up below!
Monday – 15 Minute Beef Soup by MealDiva
Wednesday – Penne with Red Lentils & Ginger by Cooking Chat
Thursday – Curried Chicken Wraps by A Mama, Baby & Shar-pei in the Kitchen
Friday – Spinach Ricotta Meatballs by Feed Me, Seymour