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Lemon Herb Sheet Pan Salmon Recipe

Looking for an easy sheet pan salmon recipe? This lemon herb sheet pan salmon recipe is absolutely perfect for a quick easy meal that not only tastes fantastic, but it is also good for you too. Easy baked salmon makes a great meal for weeknights or for a guest for meals.

sheet pan salmon

Healthy Mid-Week Dinner Lemon Herb Sheet Pan Salmon Recipe

Weeknights can be hectic. It can be hard to find time to make a nutritious dinner that everyone will enjoy eating. Even fussy family member will love eating this sheet pan salmon recipe. Salmon is a great choice of fish for people who normally do not like fish. It is light and flaky and doesn’t have an overwhelming fish taste. When trying to introduce new flavors to your family, this is a great meal idea. This is a great tasting lemon herb sheet pan salmon recipe that is perfect for all occasions.

What salmon is best for easy baked salmon recipes?

When it comes to salmon there are many varieties to choose from. In the US salmon is one of the most used fish. When it comes to making baked salmon recipes, you can use any of the salmon. Depending on the flavor you like will depend on which is the best choice. However, unless you specifically want the most expensive salmon, you do not have to worry about buying the most expensive.

What to serve with salmon

There are many things that you can serve with salmon. This recipe is written to be served with vegetables that are baked with the salmon. There are other things that can be served with this salmon recipe.

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What should the salmon internal temp be?

Salmon is done when it flakes easily with a fork. When using a thermometer to tell if salmon is ready, you want it to read 145 degrees. To get the temperature of the salmon, you need to stick the thermometer into the thickest part of the salmon and press it down to the middle. If this are reads at 145, the fillet is ready to come out of the oven.

sheet pan salmon

How to Store Easy Baked Salmon

If you have leftovers of this easy baked salmon, you will want to make sure it is stored in the refrigerator. It is important that the salmon is in an airtight container to keep it fresh. I like to store the salmon together with the vegetables in one dish. The Easy Baked Salmon will last about three days in the refrigerator before it starts to spoil.

Ingredients for salmon sheet pan recipe

  • Salmon
  • summer squash
  • zucchini
  • Red bell pepper
  • broccolini
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • Butter
  • Parsley
  • Rosemary
  • Oregano
  • Basil
  • garlic

How to make lemon herb sheet pan salmon recipe

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

how to make salmon

Slice the vegetables, and place them on a large baking sheet.

Coat the vegetables in 1-2 tbsp of olive oil as well as salt and pepper to taste.

Move the seasoned vegetables to the sides of the baking sheet, leaving room in the center for the salmon pieces.

Place the salmon pieces in the center of the baking sheet skin side down, and coat in salt and pepper to taste.

In a small bowl, combine the butter, parsley, rosemary, oregano, basil and minced garlic. Stir to combine.

Place a spoonful of the mixture on each salmon pieces, and spread evenly over the top with the back of the spoon.

Bake the sheet pan meal for 25 minutes, and serve immediately.

baked salmon and vegetables

Serve and Enjoy.

baked salmon and vegetables

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Lemon Herb Sheet Pan Salmon Recipe


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  • Author: Laura
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 5 1x

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Looking for an easy sheet pan salmon recipe? This lemon herb sheet pan salmon recipe is absolutely perfect for a quick easy meal that not only tastes fantastic, but it is also good for you too. Easy baked salmon makes a great meal for weeknights or for a guest for meals.


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Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. Salmon cut into 5 sections
  • 1 Medium summer squash sliced
  • 2 Medium zucchini sliced
  • 1 Red bell pepper sliced
  • 78 Large pieces of broccolini
  • 12 tbsp Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp Butter melted
  • 1 tbsp Parsley chopped
  • 1 tbsp Rosemary chopped
  • 1 tbsp of Oregano
  • 1 tbsp of Basil
  • 2 tsp Minced garlic

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Slice the vegetables, and place them on a large baking sheet.
  3. Coat the vegetables in 1-2 tbsp of olive oil as well as salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Move the seasoned vegetables to the sides of the baking sheet, leaving room in the center for the salmon pieces.
  5. Place the salmon pieces in the center of the baking sheet skin side down, and coat in salt and pepper to taste.
  6. In a small bowl, combine the butter, parsley, rosemary, oregano, basil and minced garlic. Stir to combine.
  7. Place a spoonful of the mixture on each salmon pieces, and spread evenly over the top with the back of the spoon.
  8. Bake the sheet pan meal for 25 minutes, and serve immediately.

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Lemon Herb Sheet Pan Salmon

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