Baked Rainbow Trout with Lemon, Pepper, and Garlic-10

Baked Rainbow Trout with Lemon, Pepper, and Garlic

Sheet-Pan Baked Rainbow Trout and Asparagus.  Trout is flavored with olive oil, salt and cracked black pepper, freshly minced garlic and fresh lemon.  Healthy, low-carb, and gluten-free recipe, packed with healthy omega 3 fatty acids.  Easy and quick dinner - only 30 minutes from start to finish!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 521 kcal
Author Julia


  • 1 pound rainbow trout
  • 1 pound asparagus
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 5 cloves garlic , minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper , cracked
  • 1/2 lemon , sliced


  1. Preheat oven to 400 F.
  2. Line a rimmed small baking sheet (I used half sheet) with parchment paper.
  3. Place rainbow trout skin side down in the center of the baking sheet. Brush half of olive oil amount over the top of trout. 

  4. Toss the asparagus (ends trimmed) with the remaining half of olive oil. Place asparagus all around trout on a sheet pan. 

  5. Sprinkle the trout and the asparagus with salt and pepper. Add minced garlic on top of the trout fillet and asparagus.  Top with lemon slices.

  6. Bake for about 15 minutes at 400 F in the preheated oven until the trout is cooked through.
  7. Remove from the oven. Remove lemon slices from the trout before serving.

Nutrition Facts
Baked Rainbow Trout with Lemon, Pepper, and Garlic
Amount Per Serving
Calories 521 Calories from Fat 261
% Daily Value*
Fat 29g45%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 133mg44%
Sodium 658mg29%
Potassium 1616mg46%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 52g104%
Vitamin A 1855IU37%
Vitamin C 34.8mg42%
Calcium 227mg23%
Iron 6.8mg38%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.