One-pan salmon with roast asparagus

One-pan salmon with roast asparagus

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(255 ratings)

Prep: 20 mins Cook: 1 min


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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  • 400g new potato, halved if large
    New potatoes

    New potatoes

    n-ew po-tate-oes

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

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

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

  • 8 asparagus spears, trimmed and halved



    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

    bal-sam-ick vin-ee-gah

    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


  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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11th Mar, 2012
No effort, great flavour! (Out of asparagus season I changed it to tenderstem broccoli - was wonderful as well!)
4th Mar, 2012
Great recipe, i doubled the balsamic also added lemon juice, salt, pepper, some red bell peppers, garlic and shallots just to bulk it out a bit, tasted great............
17th Feb, 2012
A trusty dish. Quick & easy with a great taste!
15th Feb, 2012
Lovely, easy Valentines dish. Forgot the basil (too many cocktails!) but still came out a treat.
14th Feb, 2012
Quality meal, and very very easy to make. I sprinkled a bit of mixed herbs in with the olive oil and a bit of fish seasoning...quality
1st Feb, 2012
Lovely. Really delicious. I was a bit more liberal with the balsamic than the recipe states, as we love it!
28th Jan, 2012
made this as a tester for a non meat eating dinner party guest.added king prawns 5 mins before the end of cooking time. next time would just bring new potatoes to the boil before roasting. wat very tasty, easy and made change from the norm.
14th Jan, 2012
I found this a bit boring, not one i will be making again
12th Jan, 2012
I loved it and it was indeed easy to make.
20th Nov, 2011
beautiful. so simple and very tasty


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