Maple Salmon Sheet Pan Dinner with Sweet Potatoes and Brussels Sprouts. A complete dinner recipe made in a single pan. Clean up is a breeze for this sweet and savory meal.
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Salmon never tasted so delicious and was so easy to make. Cook up a wholesome dinner of Maple Salmon Sheet Pan Dinner with Sweet Potatoes and Brussels Sprouts on a single sheet pan. Supper is a win win for everyone in the family.
A large baking sheet pan (or half sheet pan as it is also known as) is typically 18 inches by 12 inches and is indispensable in the kitchen. I love using them for roasting carrots and parsnip fries or balsamic red onions, baking big almond butter chocolate chip cookies, and for preparing dinner in single pan.
the ingredients in this sheet pan dinner recipe
- maple syrup
- Dijon mustard
- reduced sodium soy sauce
- salmon filets
- extra virgin olive oil
- sweet potatoes
- Brussels sprouts
- red onion
- kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
- Old Bay seasoning
how do you make a sheet pan dinner?
The idea of cooking dinner in a single pan is easy. While the oven preheats, place a large rimmed baking sheet on the middle rack. Heating the pan before adding the ingredients helps them on stick to the pan and get nice and golden brown.
Add vegetables and meat and season with a spice blend or marinade. Pop the pan back in the oven. It does all the work to get dinner on the table! You just sit back and relax.
This salmon sheet pan dinner recipe is one of the easiest and tastiest ways to cook salmon. And while dinner is baking, it’s the perfect time for you to pour a glass of wine for yourself.
are sheet pan dinner recipes a healthy way to cook?
This Maple Salmon Sheet Pan Dinner is a quick weeknight dinner that has foods that packed with nutrition. Including fish such as salmon in a weekly meal plan has many health benefits. Extending life span, fighting cancer and avoiding heart attacks are just a few healthy paybacks from eating salmon.
Sweet potatoes and Brussels sprouts are healthy dynamos too!
Sweet potatoes, Brussels sprouts and red onions are full of vitamins and minerals. They are low in calories, high in fiber, and loaded with Vitamins A and C and potassium. These hardy vegetables aid in weight loss, support healthy skin, reduce the risk of heart disease, and help lower cholesterol.
chef cooking tips for the sheet pan dinner recipe
- Preheat the baking sheet along with the oven. This will prevent the vegetables from sticking to the pan while baking to a delicious golden brown.
- Use pieces of salmon with even thickness so they bake at the same rate.
- Cook salmon to an internal temperature of 145 degrees F. A quick reading digital thermometer is handy for checking the temps of many foods.
Also, if you make the easy salmon sheet pan dinner, I’d love hearing from you. Be sure to leave a comment and/or give this recipe a rating ~ I do my best to reply to all your comments. And snap a photo to post to Instagram. I’ll add the photos to my Insta stories as I love seeing all your creations.
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All that is needed to make this healthy and delicious dinner is a sheet pan. The whole meal cooks in the oven on one pan so clean up will be a breeze.
- 1/2 cup maple syrup
- 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
- 2 tablespoons reduced sodium soy sauce
- 4 (6-ounce) salmon fillets, skin removed
- 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- 1 pound of sweet potatoes, sliced in 1/2″ slices
- 1 pound of Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved if large
- 1 medium red onion, sliced
- 1 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- Old Bay seasoning
- 2 scallions, thinly sliced
- Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Place a large baking sheet in the oven.
- In a small bowl combine maple syrup, Dijon mustard, and soy sauce.
- Place salmon in a resealable bag and add half of the maple syrup mixture. Set other half of mixture aside.
- Allow salmon to marinate while the sweet potatoes and Brussels sprouts bake.
- In a large bowl, toss the sweet potatoes, Brussels sprouts and red onions with the olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
- Remove the pan from the oven and spread out the vegetables on it.
- Place the pan to the oven and bake for 15 minutes.
- After the vegetables bake for 15 minutes, remove the pan from the oven.
- Take the salmon out of the resealable bag and place on top of vegetables. Discard the marinade. Sprinkle the salmon generously with Old Bay seasoning.
- Pour the reserved maple syrup mixture on top of vegetables and return the pan to the oven.
- Bake for an additional 15 to 20 minutes or until the potatoes are soft, the Brussels sprouts are slightly charred and the salmon is just cooked through. The salmon should have an internal temperature of 145 degrees F on a digital thermometer.
- Remove from oven, sprinkle with scallions and serve.
Preheat the baking sheet in the oven while the oven is preheating. This will prevent the vegetables from sticking to the pan.
Use pieces of salmon with even thickness so they bake at the same rate.
Cook salmon to an internal temperature of 145 degrees F
- Category: entree
- Method: bake in oven
- Cuisine: American
- Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe
- Calories: 597
- Sugar: 28.1 g
- Sodium: 1174 mg
- Fat: 18.7 g
- Saturated Fat: 2.7 g
- Unsaturated Fat: 0 g
- Trans Fat: 0 g
- Carbohydrates: 73 g
- Fiber: 10.2 g
- Protein: 40.1 g
- Cholesterol: 75 mg
Keywords: maple salmon, sheet pan salmon dinner