Creamy Salmon Sweet Potato Noodle Bowls (Paleo + Whole30)
We love a creamy, dairy-free sauce, and we’ve very been charmed adding salmon to our weekly plan for the nice fats and different health edges. And in fact, we tend to love bowl meals, therefore we tend to created these Paleo and Whole30 creamy salmon sweet potato noodle bowls. They're dairy-free, gluten-free, grain-free and don't have any additional sugar. You may love the creamy sauce with the bacon and salmon, all on high of a bed of spinach and spiralized sweet potato noodles.
The Creamy Sauce
Are you curious however we tend to build a creamy sauce while not the dairy? Well, it’s not too difficult very. We tend to use full fat coconut milk to urge that additional creamy goodness, and so we tend to mask the coconut flavor with scores of onion and garlic. Paired with the salty bacon, it's a extremely tasty combo! Here’s a glance at simply the creamy noodles. Sort of a dream, right?
The Easiest Baked Salmon Ever
While a pleasant cooked salmon is nice, the reality is that I like to bake salmon as a result of I school assignment and stick it within the kitchen appliance and so don’t ought to worry concerning it. I will approach carrying out the remainder of dinner while not having to essentially watch the salmon and find it good. I actually am a touch of a lazy cook, that the method we tend to bake our salmon is my favorite as a result of it tastes like I spent far more energy thereon than I actually did. Isn’t that the simplest anyway – eat such as you slaved over it, however very it solely took underneath thirty minutes?
So here’s what I do – place salmon on a parchment lined baking sheet then oceanson it with sea salt, garlic powder, smoke-cured paprika and pepper. Transfer to the kitchen appliance and bake for concerning twenty minutes. That’s it. Really! It comes out trying dead cooked and tastes wonderful!
- 4 salmon fillets (of about even size)
- Pinch of sea salt and pepper
- 6 pieces bacon, diced
- 1 tsp smoked paprika
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 2 sweet potatoes, spiralized into noodles
- 3 cups greens (spinach or kale)
For the creamy sauce :
- 1/2 onion, roughly chopped
- 3 cloves garlic, minced (about 1 tbsp)
- 1 cup full fat coconut milk
- 1/4 tsp sea salt
- 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
- Preheat oven to 400° Fahrenheit, line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Then, dice bacon and spiralize sweet potatoes.
- In a large skillet over medium heat, cook diced bacon until crispy. Once crispy, place on a paper towel lined plate and set aside.
- While bacon is cooking, place salmon fillets on baking sheet and season with the smoked paprika, garlic powder and a pinch each of salt and pepper. Place in the oven to bake for 15-20 until flaky with a fork. Cooking time will vary depending on the size of your fillets.
- While the bacon is cooking, prep onion and garlic as noted above.
- Once bacon is done and on a plate, make the creamy sauce. Place onions in the same skillet you cooked the bacon in over medium heat. Cook until softened, about 4-5 minutes.
- Add coconut milk, minced garlic, salt and pepper. Stir to combine everything. Turn heat to low and simmer until the salmon has about 5 minutes left.
- Heat back to medium, and add sweet potato noodles to the creamy sauce, cover and cook until they soften. Add spinach, and cook until it wilts. Add bacon and mix well.
- Once salmon is done, remove from oven and serve over the sweet potato mixture and spoon extra sauce over everything. Enjoy!