Herb and Yogurt Baked Whole Salmon Fillet

This is a recipe we found online and thank Weight Watches for publishing this amazing salmon recipe for us.

Total Time:  38min
Prep:  18min
Cook:  20min
Serves:  8
Difficulty:  Easy


  • 3/4 cup(s) plain fat free yogurt, (regular, not Greek)
  • 1/2 cup(s) chives, chopped (plus more for garnish)
  • 1/2 cup(s) fresh parsley, flat-leaf Italian, packed
  • 1/4 cup(s) basil, fresh, leaves, packed
  • 2 Tbsp fresh tarragon, (plus more for garnish)
  • 3 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 2 pound(s) uncooked salmon fillet(s) with or without skin, but with skin recommended
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper, freshly ground (or to taste)
  • 1 medium lemon(s), cut into 8 wedges


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. In a food processor, puree yogurt, herbs, lemon juice and salt (herbs can be finely processed or left a little chunky).
  3. Place salmon, skin-side down, on a foil-lined baking sheet (or use a baking sheet coated with cooking spray). Spread a thick layer of yogurt sauce over salmon; bake until salmon is cooked through, 18 to 20 minutes.
  4. Transfer salmon to a serving platter; garnish with extra herbs, ground pepper and lemon wedges.