Blueberry & Basil Salmon Fillets

BLUEBERRY & BASIL SALMON FILLETS

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This one pan meal, baked salmon recipe is ready in 20 minutes and packed full of nutrients. A nourishing, whole 30 friendly, flavorful meal! And all it takes is just a few simple real food ingredients. Promise! Get your sheet pan ready and grab a fork!

What’s in it? Um…. besides pretty colors? Real food, flavor, nutrient dense power! 

  • Wild Caught Salmon: Rich in Omega 3 Fatty Acid’s (DHA/EPA) and one of the best fish choices you eat to reduce stress and fight anxiety. Atlantic Salmon is rich in essential nutrients like Vitamin D, iodine, and selenium. 
  • Basil: Has flavonoids that  actually protect the body from illness and infection
  • Blueberries: Berry with of highest amounts of antioxidants. And so much more to boot!
  • Garlic – Garlic contains certain plant compounds that boost your immune system. So you can live longer. Yay!
  • Brussel Sprouts –  Brussel Sprouts are high in Vitamin K 1 and K2. Both important for Bone Health.
  • Lemon – Hello VITAMIN C and did you know Lemon and Sea salt together help with indigestion? Yep, you’re welcome.

Ingredients:

  • 4 Salmon Fillets 4-5 oz each
  • 2 cups Brussel Sprouts quartered
  • 1 cup Blueberries
  • 1/3 cup Fresh Basil chopped
  • 3 tbsp Balsalmic Vinegar
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 Lemon juiced
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Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400F
  2. Clean your salmon fillets and place on lined sheet pan.
  3. Clean and chop your Brussels sprouts. Place on pan with salmon.
  4. Generously sprinkle salt on top of salmon and veggies. Set aside.
  5. Next, place your blueberries in a bowl. Mash with fork a bit.
  6. Add in 1/4 cup olive oil, 1/4 tsp salt/pepper, your basil, garlic, and balsamic vinegar. Mix all together.
  7. Drizzle another 2 -3 tbsp olive oil over your salmon and Brussels sprouts.
  8. Spoon the balsamic basil blueberry mixture over salmon fillets.
  9. Squeeze fresh lemon on top of salmon and veggies. Place lemon slices on top of veggies on the sheet pan. Sprinkle with extra black pepper.
  10. Place in oven and bake for 15 minutes.
  11. Broil for 1 -2 minutes extra to make Brussels sprouts and baked salmon skin extra crispy.
  12. Remove from oven. Serve and enjoy!

Blueberry & Basil Salmon Fillets

 This one pan meal, baked salmon recipe is ready in 20 minutes and packed full of nutrients. A nourishing, whole 30 friendly, flavorful meal! And all it takes is just a few simple real food ingredients. Promise! Get your sheet pan ready and grab a fork!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 19 mins
Course Lunch, Main Course

Ingredients
  

  • 4 Salmon Fillets 4-5 oz each
  • 2 cups Brussel Sprouts quartered
  • 1 cup Blueberries
  • 1/3 cup Fresh Basil chopped
  • 3 tbsp Balsalmic Vinegar
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 Lemon juiced

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 400F
  • Clean your salmon fillets and place on lined sheet pan.
  • Clean and chop your Brussels sprouts. Place on pan with salmon.
  • Generously sprinkle salt on top of salmon and veggies. Set aside.
  • Next, place your blueberries in a bowl. Mash with fork a bit.
  • Add in 1/4 cup olive oil, 1/4 tsp salt/pepper, your basil, garlic, and balsamic vinegar. Mix all together.
  • Drizzle another 2 -3 tbsp olive oil over your salmon and Brussels sprouts.
  • Spoon the balsamic basil blueberry mixture over salmon fillets.
  • Squeeze fresh lemon on top of salmon and veggies. Place lemon slices on top of veggies on the sheet pan. Sprinkle with extra black pepper.
  • Place in oven and bake for 15 minutes.
  • Broil for 1 -2 minutes extra to make Brussels sprouts and baked salmon skin extra crispy.
  • Remove from oven. Serve and enjoy!
Keyword Paleo, Whole30