Roasted Salmon with Potatoes and Mushrooms

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Salmon with potatoes and mushrooms

I like to try and take a technique away from a recipe whenever I can.  I know I’ve written before about learning to roast an orange, lemon, or lime along with your chicken and veggies and then squeezing it over the top for a quick finish.  In that same vein of finishing a simple roasted dish with a quick sauce, I bring you Roasted Salmon with Potatoes and Mushrooms from Real Simple.  The idea here is that a simple vinaigrette drizzled over right before serving totally finishes this dish.  It was lovely.  The combination of the grainy mustard and the sweet honey complimented the salmon and the veggies perfectly.  Also …  one pan and one jar to shake the dressing in.  Need I say more?

Roasted Salmon with Potatoes and Mushrooms

  • 1 pound small new potatoes (about 10), halved
  • 8 ounces button mushrooms
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • Kosher salt and black pepper
  • 1 1 1/4-pound piece skinless salmon fillet
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon whole-grain mustard
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

    Heat oven to 400° F. On a rimmed baking sheet, toss the potatoes, mushrooms, 1 tablespoon of the oil, and 1/2 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Roast, tossing once, until the potatoes begin to soften, about 20 minutes.

    Push the vegetables to the edges and place the salmon in the center. Season with 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Roast until the salmon is opaque throughout, the mushrooms are tender, and the potatoes are golden brown, 12 to 15 minutes.

    Meanwhile, in a bowl, whisk the vinegar, mustard, honey, parsley, the remaining 2 tablespoons of oil, and 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Drizzle over the salmon and vegetables before serving.

    Serves 4


    This will be my entry for Two For Tuesdays!


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    1. says

      wow happy to have found your page. you have some real good recipes with cool techniques. like this idea of roasting all in one platter. great dish. liked your summer sewing too.

    2. says

      I think there is a commercial about if you know a method or technique you can make a 100 more dishes. Thanks for broadening my horizons! Thanks to for linking to the Hearth’nSoul blog hop (formerly Two for Tues!)

    3. says

      Oh Pam, you say something like, it only takes one pan to cook, and I feel positively romanced! Sigh, much as I love cooking, the dishes tend to trip me up. This fish looks really tempting, thanks for linking it to Hearh ‘n Soul!

    4. says

      Hi Pam! This looks lovely. I especially like to see the flavor combinations people create for salmon, which really does pick up a lot from the seasoning! Mustard and honey sounds intriquing! Just to let you know, the Two for tuesday recipe blog hop has been renamed hearth n soul hop with a nifty new blog badge you can grab at girlichef’s site! Thanks for linking to the hearth and soul hop! :) Alex@amoderatelife

    5. says

      This is the type of meal that makes me feel so healthy while I’m eating it. It looks beautiful and sounds very delicious! Thanks for sharing it w/ hns this week, Pam =)

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