Salmon with Creamy Dill Sauce

Salmon with Creamy Dill Sauce is a light, delicious meal with tons of dill flavor. This is a simple meal that’s perfect for the warmer months.

Salmon with Creamy Dill Sauce

 

The salmon is baked wrapped in foil with lemon slices, onion, and butter. It’s then topped with a cool and creamy dill sauce. I love salmon paired with a creamy sauce and this dill sauce is my favorite. It tastes like summer and I don’t think there’s any better herb to pair with salmon.

Salmon is baked in the oven with onion and lemon slices.

 

The sauce is made from a mixture of mayonnaise and sour cream for ultimate creaminess. A little onion, horseradish, lemon juice, and a whole lot of dill give it just the right flavor.

Salmon is baked in the oven and covered with a creamy dill sauce.

 

You’ll love the fresh herb and citrus flavor in this Salmon with Creamy Dill Sauce. Serve with a glass of white wine for a simple, but elegant meal that’s both light and refreshing.

Baked salmon covered in a creamy dill sauce.

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Salmon with Creamy Dill Sauce
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
33 mins
Total Time
43 mins
 

Salmon with Creamy Dill Sauce is a light, delicious meal with tons of dill flavor. This is a simple meal that's perfect for the warmer months.

Course: Main Dish
Servings: 4
Author: Christin Mahrlig
Ingredients
Sauce
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon minced sweet onion
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons horseradish
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh dill, or 1 teaspoon dried dillweed
Salmon
  • 4 (5-ounce) salmon fillets
  • 1 teaspoon lemon pepper seasoning
  • 4 thin slices sweet onion
  • 1 lemon, thinly sliced
  • 4 tablespoons butter
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Combine all ingredients for sauce in a small bowl and refrigerate until needed.

  3. Place each piece of salmon on a square piece of foil. Sprinkle with lemon pepper and season to taste with salt.

  4. Place an onion slice on top of each salmon filet. and 2 slices of lemon on top of the onion.

  5. Place 1 tablespoon butter on top and then wrap the foil around each piece of salmon.

  6. Place on baking sheet and bake for 30 minutes.

  7. Remove salmon from oven. Carefully unwrap foil. Carefully remove onion and lemon slices. (You may want to put them back on for presentation.)

  8. Broil salmon for about 5 minutes or until cooked through.

  9. Serve salmon with sauce.

Recipe adapted from Taste of Home

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