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Sun Dried Tomato Lemon Baked Salmon and Asparagus

Juicy, flaky salmon is baked with asparagus in a sun-dried tomato lemon sauce.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword asparagus, baked salmon, easy dinner, salmon, sundried tomato
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 604 kcal
Author Lyuba Brooke | Will Cook For Smiles

Ingredients

  • 1 lb salmon fillets skin on
  • 10 oz asparagus
  • Zest from 1 lemon
  • Juice from 1/2 lemon
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp dry white wine
  • 3 oz diced sun-dried tomatoes in olive oil just tomatoes
  • 1 tsp dry crushed basil
  • 4 large garlic cloves
  • Salt
  • Fresh cracked black pepper
US Customary - Metric

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 and line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. I like to create a border with parchment paper edges so the sauce and juices stay inside.
  2. Rub salmon skin with some oil and place salmon fillets on the parchment paper, skin down.
  3. Season salmon with a little salt and pepper.
  4. Cut the white edges of the asparagus off and cut the stalks in half, to create shorter pieces.
  5. Add asparagus to the baking sheet, around salmon. Try to place asparagus in one layer so it bakes evenly.
  6. In a small bowl, combine lemon zest, lemon juice, olive oil, wine, sun-dried tomatoes, pressed garlic, dry basil, salt, and pepper. Whisk well and spoon the sauce mixture over salmon and asparagus.
  7. Bake for 18-20 minutes, depending on the thickness of salmon fillets.

Recipe Notes

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Nutrition Facts
Sun Dried Tomato Lemon Baked Salmon and Asparagus
Amount Per Serving
Calories 604 Calories from Fat 315
% Daily Value*
Fat 35g54%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 127mg42%
Sodium 227mg10%
Potassium 2119mg61%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 51g102%
Vitamin A 1710IU34%
Vitamin C 53.1mg64%
Calcium 115mg12%
Iron 6.1mg34%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.