Sheet Pan Salmon and Asparagus

Sheet Pan Salmon and Asparagus
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Here is a perfect weeknight dinner—it comes together in less than 30 minutes and cooks on one sheet pan for easy clean up. Salmon is packed with heart-healthy Omega-3 fatty acids; this recipe is a great way to add more fish to your meal plan. Enjoy this meal in early spring when asparagus is in season!
  • Prep time
    10 min
  • Cook time
    20 min
  • Servings
    4 Servings
  • Serving size
    1 salmon fillet, about 4 asparagus spears, and 2 tbsp onions
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

4 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1 salmon fillet, about 4 asparagus spears, and 2 tbsp onions
  • Amount per serving Calories 260

  • Total Fat 13g
    • Saturated Fat 2.4g
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 60mg
  • Sodium 440mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 12g
    • Dietary Fiber 3g
    • Total Sugars 8g
  • Protein 25g
  • Potassium 640mg
  • Phosphorus 360mg

Choices/Exchanges: 1/2 Carbohydrate, 1 Nonstarchy vegetable, 3 Lean protein, 1 1/2 Fat



  • nonstick cooking spray
  • medium onion (thinly sliced)
  • skinless salmon fillets
    4 (4-oz) fillets
  • asparagus (ends trimmed)
    1 lbs
  • coarse Dijon mustard
    1/4 cup
  • olive oil
    1 tbsp
  • honey
    1 tbsp
  • black pepper
    1/2 tsp


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.

  2. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray. Place the sliced onion in the middle of the baking sheet. Place the salmon fillets on top of the onion slices, and place the asparagus around the salmon.

  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the mustard, olive oil, honey, and pepper. Spread the mustard mixture on top of the salmon fillets and drizzle any extra on the asparagus.

  4. Bake 20 minutes. Serve each salmon fillet with the asparagus on the side and the onions on top of the salmon.