Baked Salmon with Asparagus

Baked Salmon with Asparagus

Experience the Delight of Baked Salmon with Asparagus

Indulge in the simplicity and nutrition of our Baked Salmon with Asparagus recipe. This dish is not only quick to prepare but also brimming with health benefits, making it a perfect dinner option for fitness enthusiasts and anyone looking to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

 

Ingredients:

  • 2 salmon fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 1 bunch of asparagus, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Lemon slices, for garnish
  • Optional: 1 tablespoon of minced garlic or herbs such as dill or parsley for added flavor

 

Directions:

  1. Preheat Oven: Preheat your oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit (200 degrees Celsius).
  2. Prepare Asparagus: Arrange the asparagus in a single layer on a baking sheet. Drizzle with one tablespoon of olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Toss to coat evenly.
  3. Season Salmon: Place the salmon fillets on top of the asparagus. Brush the salmon with the remaining olive oil and season with salt, pepper, and optional garlic or herbs.
  4. Bake: Place the baking sheet in the oven and bake for about 15-20 minutes, or until the salmon is cooked through and flakes easily with a fork.
  5. Serve: Serve the baked salmon and asparagus hot, garnished with lemon slices for a refreshing zest.

 

Nutritional Information:

  • Calories: 300 (per serving)
  • Carbohydrates: 5g
  • Proteins: 23g
  • Fats: 22g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2g

 

Health Benefits Section:

This Baked Salmon with Asparagus recipe is an excellent source of high-quality protein and omega-3 fatty acids, which are essential for heart health, brain function, and overall inflammation reduction. Asparagus is loaded with fiber, folate, and vitamins A, C, and K, making this dish a powerhouse for boosting immunity and supporting healthy digestion.

Ready to enjoy a delicious and heart-healthy meal tonight? Try this Baked Salmon with Asparagus recipe and share your experience with us! Got a tip or a twist to add? Comment below or share your culinary creations with us on social media.

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