This Roasted Lemon Salmon with Green Beans and Potatoes is a delicious dish flavored with parsley, mustard, and lemon zest.

Roasted Lemon Salmon with Green Beans
Good happy Friday, Friends. I was thinking back to 5 years ago this week, when we were in New York City with our daughter, Abby, who played in Carnegie Hall with her violin group.

Roasted Lemon Salmon with Green Beans
What a fun, beautiful memory (we could not record anything live in the hall, so I don’t have the actual recording), as they brought home the “gold” highest achievement award!

Roasted Lemon Salmon with Green Beans

And, how in the world has 5 years flown by so quickly?? (Above, Abby with her beloved violin teacher:)

One of my favorite memories was Paul picking out the perfect bouquet for his baby girl!

Roasted Lemon Salmon with Green Beans

We ate our way through NYC (Abby with her cousin), and I even met up with Rachael Ray for a casual dinner in Greenwich Village (and a brand I was working with). FUN!

Roasted Lemon Salmon with Green Beans

Roasted Lemon Salmon with Green Beans

Earlier this week we enjoyed this Roasted Lemon Salmon with Green Beans recipe for dinner. A friend asked me recently where I buy my salmon. I buy it at Costco, and you can also freeze it if you need to. It’s quick to defrost and it tastes just as fresh!

Roasted Lemon Salmon with Green Beans

This recipe is simple, with green beans and baby red potatoes! I’ve also made a similar dish, Salmon Succotash, which is delicious in the fall, with fresh corn and green beans.

Roasted Lemon Salmon with Green Beans

A quick TIP: What does blanching green beans mean? Cook fresh trimmed green beans in boiling, salted water 5-6 minutes; drain. Use immediately, or plunge into ice water to stop the cooking process (they will be bright green). Drain and pat dry.

Roasted Lemon Salmon with Green Beans

There’s just something beautfiul and nostalgic about looking back through old photographs that stir up so many fond memories.

I love the digital age, but … I do miss the actual books in hand. Our NYC trip was all on digital, and now I wish I could sit down and flip through the pages in book form.

How do you organize your photos?

Roasted Lemon Salmon with Green Beans

Roasted Lemon Salmon with Green Beans
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Roasted Lemon Salmon with Green Beans

What does blanching green beans mean? Cook fresh trimmed green beans in boiling, salted water 5-6 minutes; drain. Use immediately, or plunge into ice water to stop the cooking process; drain and pat dry.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. baby red potatoes
  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • Kosher salt
  • Pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • ¾ c. chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 tsp. lemon zest
  • 8 oz. fresh green beans, blanched
  • 1 1/2 lb. skinless salmon filet
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Instructions

  • Heat oven to 425 degrees F. On a large rimmed parchment-lined baking sheet, toss the potatoes, 1 Tbsp. oil, and 1/2 tsp. each salt and pepper. Roast for 15 minutes.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, mustard, and remaining tablespoon oil. Stir in the parsley and lemon zest.
  • Add the (blanched) green beans to the pan with the potatoes; toss to combine. Push the potatoes and green beans to the edges of the pan.
  • Place the salmon in the center of the pan. Spread the herb mixture over the salmon, and roast until the salmon is opaque throughout, and the potatoes are golden brown and tender, 10 to 12 minutes.
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Roasted Lemon Salmon with Green Beans

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