One-pan salmon with roast asparagus

One-pan salmon with roast asparagus

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(244 ratings)

Prep: 20 mins Cook: 1 min

Easy

Serves 2

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

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily doubled / halved

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal483
  • fat25g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs34g
  • sugars6g
  • fibre3g
  • protein33g
  • salt0.24g
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Ingredients

  • 400g new potato, halved if large
    New potatoes

    New potatoes

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    New potatoes have thin, wispy skins and a crisp, waxy texture. They are young potatoes and…

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

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    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 8 asparagus spears, trimmed and halved
    Asparagus

    Asparagus

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    Labour-intensive to grow, asparagus are the young shoots of a cultivated lily plant. They're…

  • 2 handfuls cherry tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
    Balsamic vinegar

    Balsamic vinegar

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    True Balsamic vinegar is an artisan product from Modena, in Emilia Romagna, Italy, and is made…

  • 2 salmon fillets, about 140g/5oz each
  • handful basil leaves

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.

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leaghanndizzy
31st Jan, 2013
5.05
Really lovely dish - for those suggesting its bland can I suggest extra balsamic & ensuring the tomatoes are cooked until there juiced run - I kept some whole % halfed others this added to the sauce I also used a lot of black pepper
basil123
30th Jan, 2013
5.05
First time. Tasty, easy to prepare and cook. I will add a bit more asparagus next time.
ayaaeb
22nd Jan, 2013
5.05
easy and delicious!
chrissie051
30th Dec, 2012
5.05
So easy to make adding all the ingredients in one by one and saves on the washing up!
duttiep
20th Nov, 2012
5.05
Tried this recipe at the weekend. Read some of the comments before hand so added a small roughly chopped onion and a chopped garlic clove with the potatoes. I also seasoned and added a little more balsamic. The salmon was superb, as was the overall flavour. I added the asparagus at the same time as the tomatoes but it needed a bit longer so next time I will follow the recipe. Also, next time I will parboil the potatoes. This dish definitely gets the thumbs up!
trevdixon
9th Nov, 2012
5.05
i tried it with sugar snap peas and red pepper mmmmmm
trevdixon
8th Nov, 2012
5.05
loved it, also lovely with sugar snap peas and some red pepper mmmmm
amarkwell
24th Oct, 2012
5.05
this has become a regular recipe - simple but tasty and all in one dish!
scorpion40
11th Oct, 2012
1.05
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
5th Oct, 2012
5.05
I loved this very fresh flavours will defo make again...

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