Recipes: Cajun Salmon with Roasted Cauliflower and Broccoli

Today’s dish adds a new spin to a traditional meal.

Cajun salmon is a great way to add a kick to your flavorful slab of salmon. You’ll still get your healthy serving of protein and omega-3.

You can try roasting some veggies on the side to elevate the flavor profile of this dish. Broccoli and cauliflower add a plethora of vitamins and minerals to round out your meal.

Add some lemons for some zest, and you’ve got yourself a healthy meal so good, you won’t believe it’s real. Check it out!

Ingredients

For the Roasted Cauliflower and Broccoli

  • 1 head of cauliflower, chopped into florets
  • 1 head of broccoli, chopped into florets
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1/2 of a teaspoon of sea salt
  • 1/4 of a teaspoon of black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of garlic, minced
  • 1/2 of a lemon, juiced

For the Cajun Salmon

  • 2 (4 oz.) salmon fillets
  • 2 tablespoons of Cajun seasoning blend
  • 1/2 of a lemon, sliced

 

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 °F. On a rimmed baking sheet, combine the cauliflower and broccoli florets with the olive oil, salt, black pepper, and garlic. Roast for 20 minutes until lightly charred. Toss with lemon juice.
  2. Reduce the oven temperature to 400 °F. Rub the salmon fillets with the Cajun seasoning. Place on a baking sheet and roast for 15 minutes until flaky. Serve with lemon slices. Enjoy!

 

Nutritional Facts

Servings: 1

Calories: 406

Fat: 19g

Carbohydrates: 12g

Fiber: 4g

Protein: 30g

 

 

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