It’s dinnertime. And is there anything as tasty as perfectly prepared, wild-caught fish?
Well, Dr. Gundry’s got the salmon recipe for you. His One Pan Salmon, Asparagus & Sweet Potatoes recipe is utterly addictive. And here’s the best part – the clean-up is so easy.
Now, wild-caught salmon is one of the most versatile kinds of fish out there. Not only is it a mild, rich, meaty fish, but including salmon in your diet gives you another great way to get more heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids onto your plate – and into your gut.
And you want those omega-3s, because research shows they can really help your body when it comes to:
And did you know that salmon is actually a white fish? It’s the salmon’s diet of krill that gives it that attractive, pinkish-orange hue.
But, even though salmon is the star of this meal, it’s not the only player on the plate.
Another majorly beneficial and enticing ingredient in this salmon recipe is fresh asparagus.
There’s nothing quite like the crunch of perfectly roasted asparagus. It’s bright, earthy flavor perfectly compliments the salmon.
Also, asparagus delivers big time in the vitamins and nutrients department. Just check out all this verdant veggie has to offer per one cup serving:
- Less than a quarter gram of fat
- Almost 3 grams of fiber
- Almost 3 grams of protein
- Under 3 grams of sugar
- A good amount of calcium
- A helpful dose of iron2
You get all that help in one serving – and it’s just 27 calories.
Finally, you get to finish this dish off with a yummy helping of …
When sweet potatoes are baked to perfection, the almost caramelize, offering up a sweet, earthy flavor that can curb your most insistent sugar cravings. And, they’re super good for you.
In fact, the sweet potato happens to be considered a quite valuable medicinal plant. Research shows this tuber has some serious anti-inflammatory power. It’s also been reported to help you when it comes to controlling the level of glucose – aka sugar – in your blood.3
Now that you’ve got all that good news, are you ready to make this wonderful dinner?
Just watch our video on how to make it!
ONE PAN SALMON, ASPARAGUS & SWEET POTATOES
What You Need:
2 4-oz fillets wild-caught salmon – bones, and skin removed
1 cup broccoli florets
1 cup cauliflower florets
1 cup asparagus, cut into bite-sized pieces
1 red onion, thinly sliced
1 medium sweet potato, diced
¼ cup coconut aminos
¼ cup balsamic vinegar
¼ cup toasted sesame oil
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 tbsp minced ginger
What to Do:
- Preheat your oven to 375.
- In a large bowl, whisk together the coconut aminos, balsamic vinegar, sesame oil, garlic, and ginger. Set ¼ of the mixture aside.
- Next, toss the remaining mixture with the vegetables and sweet potatoes. Then spread your vegetables on a sheet tray in an even layer.
- Place the salmon on top, and pour the remaining marinade over the salmon.
- Bake for 25-30 minutes, until sweet potatoes are tender and salmon is cooked through.
- Serve warm or room temperature.
What you’ll have created once you’re done making this salmon recipe is a filling, savory, delicious meal that will give back to your body. Just remember to make sure you use wild-caught salmon. Bon appetit!
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