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White round dinner plate with roasted lemon basil salmon, crispy sliced potatoes and cooked greens on a white background with a silver fork.

Lemon Basil Salmon

garlicky kale, roasted potatoes

STARS

Sometimes the simple things are best. Here simplicity is fresh salmon topped with thinly sliced lemon and basil before roasting. Add a side of garlicky sauteed kale, as well as tender new potatoes.
difficultyDifficulty Level
EasyEasyEasy
difficulty
Total Time:  40 minutes
Active Time:  20 minutes
Ingredients

Potatoes

  • 2 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes, diced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Pepper to taste

Salmon

  • 4 salmon filets
  • 1 lemon, sliced into thin rounds
  • Salt and pepper
  • Fresh basil

Kale

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 bunch kale, destemmed and roughly chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Directions
1
Preheat the oven to 400°F.
2
Toss the potatoes, oil, thyme, salt and pepper on a baking sheet. Roast for 20 minutes, until crisp. 
3
Reduce the oven to 325°F. 
4
Pat the salmon dry, season with salt and pepper and arrange on a baking sheet. Cover with lemon slices and roast for 10-15 minutes, until cooked through. Sprinkle with basil.  
5
Heat the olive oil for the kale in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the kale, garlic, and a pinch of salt and cook, stirring, until the kale wilts. Season to taste.
6
To serve, divide the crispy potatoes, salmon and kale between plates.

Lemon Basil Salmon

garlicky kale, roasted potatoes

STARS

Sometimes the simple things are best. Here simplicity is fresh salmon topped with thinly sliced lemon and basil before roasting. Add a side of garlicky sauteed kale, as well as tender new potatoes.
difficultyDifficulty Level
EasyEasyEasy
difficulty
Total Time:  40 minutes
Active Time:  20 minutes
Servings:  4

Ingredients

Potatoes

  • 2 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes, diced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Pepper to taste

Salmon

  • 4 salmon filets
  • 1 lemon, sliced into thin rounds
  • Salt and pepper
  • Fresh basil

Kale

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 bunch kale, destemmed and roughly chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

1
Preheat the oven to 400°F.
2
Toss the potatoes, oil, thyme, salt and pepper on a baking sheet. Roast for 20 minutes, until crisp. 
3
Reduce the oven to 325°F. 
4
Pat the salmon dry, season with salt and pepper and arrange on a baking sheet. Cover with lemon slices and roast for 10-15 minutes, until cooked through. Sprinkle with basil.  
5
Heat the olive oil for the kale in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the kale, garlic, and a pinch of salt and cook, stirring, until the kale wilts. Season to taste.
6
To serve, divide the crispy potatoes, salmon and kale between plates.