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Garlic-Paprika Salmon
with asparagus and couscous

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Fast-cooking salmon, asparagus, and couscous help make this meal come together quickly. Vegetarian: sub tofu for salmon. Paleo: sub cauliflower rice for couscous.

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Ingredients

Metric
Servings:
4
Garlic-Paprika Salmon:
  • Salmon - 1 lb
  • Paprika - 1 tsp
  • Garlic powder - 1 tsp
  • Salt - 1/2 tsp
  • Black pepper - 1/4 tsp
  • Oil, cooking - 2 tsp
  • Lemon, juice of - 1/2
Asparagus with Lemon Zest:
  • Asparagus - 1 bunch, ends snapped off
  • Oil, cooking - 2 tsp
  • Lemon, zest of (opt) - 1
  • Pine nuts (opt) - 2 Tbsp
Couscous:
  • Stock, any type - 3/4 cup (sub water)
  • Salt - 1/2 tsp
  • Butter - 2 Tbsp
  • Couscous, uncooked - 3/4 cup

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Prep

  1. Season salmon - (If prepping right before cooking, get oven heating first.) Mix together paprika, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Brush salmon with oil (portion for salmon), and then sprinkle on seasoning mix.

  2. Asparagus - Snap ends off of asparagus.

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Make

  1. Heat oven to 425F / 218C degrees. Both the salmon and asparagus will be baking at the same time so adjust racks accordingly.

  2. Combine stock, salt, and butter in a saucepan. Cover and bring to a boil. Remove from heat. Stir in couscous and cover with lid. Let stand for ~5 minutes before fluffing with a fork.

  3. Bake salmon on a sheet pan for 8 to 15 minutes, depending on thickness of salmon and your desired doneness.

  4. Toss asparagus with oil and spread out on a second sheet pan. Sprinkle with lemon zest (if using), pine nuts (if using), and some salt and pepper. Bake asparagus for 6 to 8 minutes.

  5. Squeeze lemon over fish and asparagus. Serve with couscous.

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4 reviews

Have made this now a few times and we love the spices on the salmon

By: Laura
Posted: Jun 15, 2022
Diet: Original
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Delicious. Super fast, simple, and flavorful.

By: Kirsten
Posted: Apr 04, 2022
Diet: Original
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I found the seasoning a bit too salty but otherwise this was good!

By: stephanie
Posted: Mar 30, 2022
Diet: Original
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Served with riced cauliflower (Costco frozen with veggies) and a mixed green salad.

By: Alyssa
Posted: Mar 26, 2022
Diet: Original
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