Baked Salmon with Asparagus

baked salmon and asparagus

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Baked Salmon with Asparagus

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Lemon, garlic and balsamic vinegar are infused in this salmon while it bakes in your oven. This high protein Baked Salmon with Asparagus dish is the best and easiest way to enjoy the nutritional benefits of this mighty fish. Teamed with fresh asparagus, its hard to believe its a weight loss dish, its much more like a meal made in the heavens.
5
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Mains
Cuisine American
Servings 2 people
Calories 349 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • baby potatoes3 baby potatoes halved
  • olive oil2 tsp olive oil
  • asparagus2 bunches asparagus trimmed, halved
  • cherry tomatoes20 cherry tomatoes
  • balsamic vinegar2 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • garlic2 cloves garlic crushed
  • salmon6 oz. Atlantic Salmon
  • lemon1 lemon
  • black pepper1 pinch black pepper

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to temperature400 °F
    Place the 3 baby potatoes (halved) in a roasting pan. Drizzle over 1 teaspoon of the 2 tsp olive oil and toss to coat. Bake in the oven for 10 minutes, turning after 5 minutes.
    3 baby potatoes, 2 tsp olive oil
    baby potatoes - yes included in high protein meals
  • Rinse and pat dry the two 3oz. pieces of your 6 oz. Atlantic Salmon, rest on paper towels to ensure completely dry. Remove the roasting pan from the oven. Add the trimmed 2 bunches asparagus, 2 cloves garlic and 20 cherry tomatoes to the pan with the potatoes. Drizzle over the remaining 1 teaspoon of the 2 tsp olive oil, the juice of half the 1 lemon and the 2 tsp balsamic vinegar. Toss to coat. Place the salmon in the center of baking sheet and season with 1 pinch black pepper.
    2 bunches asparagus, 20 cherry tomatoes, 2 tsp balsamic vinegar, 2 cloves garlic, 6 oz. Atlantic Salmon, 1 lemon, 1 pinch black pepper
    prepare salmon and asparagus
  • Bake for 10 to 15 minutes, or until the vegetables are golden brown and the salmon is cooked to your liking.
    bake salmon and asparagus
  • Prepare two serving plates. Divide the potatoes, vegetables and salmon between the plates. Place 1/4 of the lemon as a wedges to each plate. Enjoy!
    baked salmon and asparagus

Notes

  1. If on the Keto diet – you will need to pass on the potatoes.
  2. Don’t like garlic? No problem, miss it entirely or add some fennel

Nutrition

Calories: 349kcalCarbohydrates: 29.6gProtein: 23.5gFat: 16.6gSaturated Fat: 3.3gCholesterol: 46.8mgSodium: 80mgFiber: 6.5gSugar: 7.2g
Keyword asparagus, baked salmon
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HolisticJB
Educator and International Leadership Consultant with over 20 years experience, and still loving it! Qualified and Licensed Reiki Master Teacher, Hypnotherapist and Chakra Energy Health Body Worker. A traveler, a foodie and a knowledge seeker with a passion for all things healthy, herbal and energy holistic!

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