Baked Salmon with Simple Roasted Potatoes

IMG_9345Hellllooo baby potatoes – you are my new found love interest (sorry hubby)! The star of this dish was supposed to be the salmon, but scootch on over fish – these carb filled lovelies have won me over!

I have made these potatoes several times & let me tell you, yum in the tum. The perfect warm side to a dish for anytime of the year. I can picture my summer grill outs now with this tasty side!

On to the recipe…

  1. Preheat oven to 425degrees
  2. Slice your baby potatoes lengthwise, place in a colander & toss with 2T EVOO and a generous amount of pepper
  3. Place them on parchment lined baking sheet in a single layer & roast for 25minutes
  4. While they are roasting zest one large lemon, then juice the lemon – combine the zest/juice with 1.5T flakey salt – set aside
  5. Remove potatoes from oven, toss with lemon/salt mixture & roast for another 5-10minutes

Voila, the easiest & most scrumptious potatoes around! Give them a try!

Continue reading for the salmon recipe, ingredient list & original recipe…

Salmon Recipe: 

  1. In a small bowl combine 2 tarragon sprigs finely chopped, 1/4C flat italian parsley finally chopped, 8 basil leaves finely chopped with 1t minced garlic & 1T EVOO
  2. Place 2 6oz salmon filets in a baking dish & cover both with the above mixture
  3. Roast in oven for 10minutes or until flakey

Ingredient List for the Baked Salmon with Simple Roasted Potatoes:  

  • 2 6oz salmon filets
  • 1 bag of baby potatoes
  • 1 large lemon
  • Fresh tarragon, basil & flat leaf italian parsley
  • Basic Pantry: EVOO & S/P

Original recipe here.




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