Simple Salmon with Rosemary Recipe

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Simple salmon with rosemary, lemon and onion

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Servings: 6


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  • 2 large bunches fresh rosemary
  • 1 large red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 2-pound center-cut salmon fillet with skin (or several smaller cuts)
  • 1-2 lemons, thinly sliced
  • Olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to 500°F.
  2. Arrange half of rosemary sprigs in single layer in center of a heavy baking sheet.
  3. Layer half of the sliced red onion atop rosemary.
  4. Sprinkle both sides of the salmon with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Place salmon, skin side down, atop red onion.
  6. Cover salmon with remaining rosemary sprigs and red onion.
  7. Arrange lemon slices on top, squeezing a little lemon juice over the salmon.
  8. Drizzle with olive oil.
  9. Cover with foil and bake/roast until just cooked through (about 20 minutes.)
  10. Transfer salmon to plates.
  11. Serve with roasted onions and lemon slices.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 46g
Recipe makes 6 servings
Calories 67  
Calories from Fat 23 34%
Total Fat 2.72g 3%
Saturated Fat 1.3g 5%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 11mg 0%
Potassium 203mg 6%
Total Carbs 13.56g 4%
Dietary Fiber 7.9g 26%
Sugars 1.23g 1%
Protein 1.11g 2%
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  • Aspen Lee-Moulden
    I made this for dinner a few nights ago. I used fresh rosemary from our garden. The rosemary was a little overpowering but the fish was very moist. I think next time I will cut back on the rosemary and see how it comes out. The onions were a delicious side.
    I've cooked/tasted this recipe!


    • Mihir Shah
      March 5, 2008
      This looks really good, Carol. Thanks for getting it on the site!

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