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Salmon & Asparagus with Lemon-Garlic Butter Sauce

Low SodiumLow PotassiumHigh Protein Egg-FreeNo ShellfishNut-FreeGluten-FreeAmericanSeafoodDinner
4 servings
Active time: 10 minutes
Total time: 25 minutes

Nutrition Per Serving

  • Calories269 cal
  • Total Fat16.4 g
  • Saturated Fat6.9 g
  • Cholesterol76 mg
  • Sodium351 mg
  • Carbohydrate Total5.6 g
  • Protein25.4 g
  • Phosphorus376 mg
  • Potassium667 mg
  • Fiber2.5 g
  • Calcium79 mg


  • 1 pound center-cut salmon fillet, preferably wild, cut into 4 portions
  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground pepper
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ tablespoon grated garlic
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


Looking for a recipe to help you eat more heart-healthy fish and veggies? Add this salmon and asparagus dinner to your rotation. Not only is it healthy and delicious, this sheet-pan dinner is also easy to make and a breeze to clean up.


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Coat a large rimmed baking sheet with cooking spray.
  2. Place salmon on one side of the prepared baking sheet and asparagus on the other. Sprinkle the salmon and asparagus with salt and pepper.
  3. Heat butter, oil, garlic, lemon zest and lemon juice in a small skillet over medium heat until the butter is melted. Drizzle the butter mixture over the salmon and asparagus. Bake until the salmon is cooked through and the asparagus is just tender, 12 to 15 minutes.
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