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Garlic Parmesan Crusted Salmon and Asparagus

One of the best ways to make salmon recipe in the oven!  Salmon fillets and asparagus are baked with garlic and shredded Parmesan cheese until a beautiful crust forms.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Mediterranean
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 3 servings
Calories 617 kcal
Author Julia

Ingredients

  • 1.5 lb salmon (3-4 salmon fillets)
  • 1 lb asparagus ends trimmed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil or more
  • 6 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese shredded
  • 1/4 cup parsley fresh, chopped

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper (make sure the parchment paper packaging says that it's safe to use at 400 F).
  2. Pat dry salmon. Brush with 2 tablespoons of olive oil from all sides. Season with salt and pepper. Place the salmon, skin side down, on a parchment paper lined baking sheet. Coat asparagus with olive oil, season with salt and pepper, and place around salmon on a baking sheet.
  3. Spread minced garlic on top of the salmon and the asparagus. Top with grated Parmesan cheese.
  4. Bake the salmon in the preheated oven at 400 F for 15-20 minutes.

  5. Remove from the oven, top with chopped fresh parsley before serving.
Nutrition Facts
Garlic Parmesan Crusted Salmon and Asparagus
Amount Per Serving
Calories 617 Calories from Fat 333
% Daily Value*
Fat 37g57%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 147mg49%
Sodium 834mg36%
Potassium 1499mg43%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 60g120%
Vitamin A 1915IU38%
Vitamin C 17mg21%
Calcium 476mg48%
Iron 5.8mg32%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.