One-pan salmon with roast asparagus

One-pan salmon with roast asparagus

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Cooking time

Prep: 20 mins Cook: 1 min

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 2

For an easy side dish to complement a spring roast, just cook this recipe without the salmon

Nutrition and extra info

Additional info

  • Easily doubled / halved
Nutrition info

Nutrition per serving

kcalories
483
protein
33g
carbs
34g
fat
25g
saturates
4g
fibre
3g
sugar
6g
salt
0.24g

Ingredients

  • 400g new potatoes, halved if large
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 8 asparagus spears, trimmed and halved
  • 2 handfuls cherry tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 salmon fillets, about 140g/5oz each
  • handful basil leaves

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Method

  1. Heat oven to 220C/fan 200C/gas 7. Tip the potatoes and 1 tbsp of olive oil into an ovenproof dish, then roast the potatoes for 20 mins until starting to brown. Toss the asparagus in with the potatoes, then return to the oven for 15 mins.
  2. Throw in the cherry tomatoes and vinegar and nestle the salmon amongst the vegetables. Drizzle with the remaining oil and return to the oven for a final 10-15 mins until the salmon is cooked. Scatter over the basil leaves and serve everything scooped straight from the dish.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, May 2008

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amarkwell's picture
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this has become a regular recipe - simple but tasty and all in one dish!

scorpion40's picture
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This is the first recipe on here that i found really dissapointing. Followed the recipe 100%. It was very tasteless. Very surprised it got such high praise.

f1madxxx's picture
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I loved this very fresh flavours will defo make again...

wilmaandfreddie's picture
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Loved the idea of only one pan and the meal was delicious but felt that the asparagas should be added nearer to the end of cooking time. Otherwise full marks.

ellenw's picture
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I've made this dish several times now - it is really delicious - a firm favourite now!

alcol26's picture

Lovely recipe. Ideal for a one person, easy and healthy supper (half the recipe of course). I think my asparagus were far too thin to be roasted for 20/30 minutes though so trying again and leaving the asparagus until the salmon and tomatoes go in. Will make again!

kilgarriffeimear's picture
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I made this for a dinner party. It was so easy to prepare and it really went down well with everyone. Thanks!!

jacquidargie's picture
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EXCELLENT!!

superchefpp3's picture
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Really beautiful recipe! It has made salmon a spectatcular dish when previously I always thought it was a bit bland and uninteresting! The balsamic vinegar is also a star in this dish and an inspired addition!

alexia's picture
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Fantastic meal, full of summer flavours.
Perhaps admin team could changes cooking time to 1 hour, rather then 1 min, could confuse some of the readers.

mcsquee's picture

Easy and tasty! definitely making this again!

jacota's picture

Really tasty, easy and quick to make. Added some red onion for good measure- delicious.

kittyfoo33's picture
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I made this tonight for my husband and 8yr old daughter. I substituted the salmon for chicken breasts. I put them in the pot with 25 minutes to go. I also put some green beans in the pot at the same time as the asparagus. We all enjoyed this meal and it is a bonus that there are very few dishes. Definitely be making this again.

anya21's picture
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Truly amazing dish, very quick and easy, I added crushed garlic and some chilli to potatoes to make it a bit spicy, amazing! 5 stars!!!!!

mrshollands's picture
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Love, love, love this!! Delicious!

triciabrennan's picture
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Absolutely lovely and very easy. The tomatoes go really well with the salmon, but I would only add the asparagus for the last 10 minutes

triciabrennan's picture
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Absolutely lovely and very easy. The tomatoes go really well with the salmon, but I would only add the asparagus for the last 10 minutes

triciabrennan's picture
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Absolutely lovely and very easy. The go really well with the salmon, but I would only add the asparagus for the last 10 minutes

mark1702's picture
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This was fantastic. I crushed some peppercorns and put them on the Salmon, then soaked the fillets in the juice of half a lemon for about 10 minutes. Also added about half the juice to the bowl with the balsamic - it seemed to work well, the salmon was moist and juicy. Will be doing this again; the cherry tomatoes are an awesome touch.

esme1305's picture

I cooked this today, I added mushrooms, and half a courgette. Also we didn't have any new potatoes so did roasted instead. It was a delicious meal and will definitely have it again.

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