Healthy Dinner in a Flash: One Pan Roasted Garlic Salmon and Broccoli

Looking for a quick and nourishing dinner that doesn’t require much clean up? This one pan roasted salmon and broccoli will keep you on track with your wellness goals without the need to spend all night in the kitchen. So simple, yet packed full of nutrients. Whip this up with a side of pesto quinoa or millet and you and your family will be happy campers.

Makes 4 servings


1 ½ pounds salmon fillets, cut into 4 portions and preferably skinned

2 heads of broccoli, washed and trimmed

3-4 tablespoons oil of choice (avocado, coconut or evoo)

3-4 cloves of garlic, minced

sea salt

freshly cracked black pepper

pesto (store bought or homemade) - optional

1 lemon, sliced


1.     Preheat oven to 450 F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.

2.     Arrange salmon pieces on the lined pan. Add a dash of olive oil on each piece of fish. Sprinkle with some of the garlic and layer sliced lemon on top OR spread a thin layer of pesto on each fish. Add a sprinkle of sea salt and freshly ground black pepper.

3.     Next, add your cleaned and prepped broccoli florets to a large bowl. Add 2 Tbsp of olive oil along with some sea salt, pepper, and garlic (optional). Toss to evenly coat the florets. Arrange the broccoli on the pan around the salmon pieces.

4.     Bake in the oven for 13-15 minutes until salmon is done and broccoli is slightly golden.

5.     Enjoy warm.

Optional: Serve with a side of quinoa or millet. Cook according to package directions and then spoon in as much pesto as desired.

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