A serving dish with salmon pesto traybake and baby roast potatoes

Salmon pesto traybake with baby roast potatoes

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 45 mins

Easy

Serves 2 adults + 2 children

Keep little kids happy at the family dinner table with this colourful salmon traybake that's delicious and healthy, with a good dose of omega-3 from the fish

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy

Nutrition: Per serving (4 average portions)

  • kcal511
  • fat28g
  • saturates5g
  • carbs21g
  • sugars5g
  • fibre4g
  • protein40g
  • salt0.3g
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Ingredients

  • 500g baby new potatoes, cut in half
    Potato

    Potato

    po-tate-oh

    The world's favourite root vegetable, the potato comes in innumerable varieties. A member of…

  • 1 tsp 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…

  • 2 large courgettes, cut into small chunks
    Courgette

    Courgette

    corr-zjet

    The courgette is a variety of cucurtbit, which means it's from the same family as cucumber,…

  • 1 red pepper, cut into small chunks
  • 1 spring onion, finely sliced
    Spring onions

    Spring onion

    sp-ring un-yun

    Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…

  • 25g pine nuts
  • 3-4 salmon fillets
    Salmon

    Salmon

    sam-on

    With its delicate, sweet flesh and wide availability, salmon is one of the most popular fish.…

  • juice ½ lemon
    Lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • 1 ½ - 2 tbsp pesto
    Pesto

    Pesto

    Pess-toh

    Pesto is a generic Italian name for any sauce made by pounding ingredients together.

    The…

Method

  1. Boil the potatoes for 10 mins until tender, then drain. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Toss the potatoes in the oil, then transfer to a baking tray. Roast for 20 mins. Push the potatoes to one side and put the courgette, pepper, spring onion and pine nuts down the middle of the tray. Put the salmon on the other side. Squeeze lemon juice over the fillets and the vegetables (not including the potatoes). Season everything with pepper. Spread each of the salmon fillets with pesto and return the tray to the oven for 12-15 mins until everything is cooked through.

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