Garlic Crusted Salmon with Tomato Relish (great for all phases)
*Preheat oven to 400 degrees, and line two baking sheets with parchment or foil.
Ingredients: (serves 4)
4 skinless, thicker-cut salmon fillets
2 garlic cloves, pressed with garlic press
½ teaspoon sea salt
½ teaspoon fresh pepper
½ teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 lemon, cut into 4 wedges for garnish
-In a small dish, combine the garlic, sea salt, pepper, paprika, lemon zest and juice and olive oil, and whisk with a fork to combine; place the salmon fillets onto one of the lined baking sheets, and rub the garlic-oil mixture evenly onto each fillet; set aside to marinate for 35 minutes (while relish, potatoes and asparagus are prepared), then broil for 8-9 minutes until moist and flaky inside with golden-brown crust.
Fresh Tomato-Basil Relish
½ cup cherry tomatoes, quartered2 garlic cloves, pressed through garlic press1 teaspoon lemon zest1 teaspoon lemon juice¼ teaspoon sea saltPinch fresh pepper¼ cup fresh basil, chopped2 teaspoons olive oil
-In a small bowl, mix together all ingredients, cover and refrigerate until ready to serve with the salmon.