One-Pan Perfection: Salmon + Root Veggies With Sage Pesto

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Is it simply us or is every little thing out of Tieghan Gerard’s kitchen really excellent? The award-winning meals blogger’s model new present to the world, The Half Baked Harvest Cookbook, is a group of all the comfortable, complete meals goodness we’ve come to like her for. And the salmon and root veggie recipe beneath is one in all our favourite dishes from it’s pages. Scoop up the easy, one-pan recipe right here, then take a look at Tieghan’s ‘In My Fridge’ function for majorly motivating culinary inspo…

I’ve a confession: Doing the dishes is my worst nightmare. I do numerous cooking, and after I prepare dinner, I at all times make an enormous mess. I’m speaking flour on the ground, dishes piled excessive and something from cheese to cherries to chocolate smeared on my face. Once I’m not cooking for the weblog, I nonetheless must eat dinner. On ‘pc’ days, I don’t need to make a multitude, however I do need to eat one thing easy and wholesome.

This one-pan salmon is the dinner I’m going for on these type of nights. What I really like about this recipe (aside from the truth that cleanup is as simple as attainable) is how versatile it’s. In the summertime, you should utilize contemporary zucchini, bell peppers and corn; within the fall and winter, root greens; and within the spring, asparagus, peas and artichokes. The sage pesto is an superior switch-up from the basic basil model, and I really like the way it pairs with the heartier root greens, however be happy to make use of basil within the hotter seasons. In the event you don’t love fish, use rooster breasts and bake for 25 to 30 minutes.

Baked Salmon + Root Greens With Sage Pesto
Serves four


four (5- to 6-oz) salmon fillets
three small beets, halved
2 carrots, chopped
1 small to medium candy potato, diced
12 child potatoes, halved if bigger
12 Brussels sprouts, halved
2 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
kosher salt and freshly floor black pepper

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For the sage pesto:
1 cup contemporary sage leaves
1 cup child kale
⅓ cup toasted pistachios
⅓ cup grated Parmesan cheese
½ cup extra-virgin olive oil
kosher salt
crushed pink pepper flakes
¼ cup grated Manchego cheese
contemporary lemon juice, optionally available


Preheat oven to 425ºF.

On a rimmed baking sheet, toss beets, carrots, candy potatoes, child potatoes and Brussels sprouts with olive oil. Season with salt and black pepper. Roast for about 20 minutes, or till veggies are barely tender.

In the meantime, make the pesto. In a meals processor, mix sage, kale and pistachios and pulse till finely chopped. Add Parmesan and pulse once more. With the motor working, drizzle in olive oil. Season with salt and pink pepper flakes.

Take away veggies from oven and push them to 1 aspect of pan. Put salmon on the opposite aspect. Rub a couple of tablespoons of sage pesto over every fillet.

Return pan to oven and roast for 10 to 20 minutes extra, till salmon reaches desired doneness and veggies are mushy. Take away pan from oven and high every fillet with some Manchego to soften.

If desired, squeeze a drop of lemon juice over salmon. Serve with roasted veggies and additional sage pesto alongside.

Reprinted from Half Baked Harvest Cookbook. Copyright © 2017 by Tieghan Gerard. Printed by Clarkson Potter/Publishers, an imprint of Penguin Random Home, LLC.

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