Slow-Roasted Salmon and Rainbow Veggies

  • PREP 5 minutes
  • COOK TIME 35
  • SERVES 2
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Functional Foods Highlight

This dish is easy, colorful, and packed with health benefits. The salmon gives you brain boosting, anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acids. The variety of colorful veggies gives you tons of fiber and an array of phytonutrients that will support your brain and your gut health.

Food Farmacy

  • 2 6-ounce pieces of wild salmon
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1 lemon
  • Veggies of your choice - we used orange peppers, fennel, broccoli and shallots
  • Herbs of (like parsley, tarragon, basil ect)
  • Salt and pepper

Directions

  1. Preheat oven 275 degrees
  2. Chop your veggies into even sizes
  3. Finely chop garlic and combine in a small bowl with lemon zest and olive oil
  4. Place salmon and veggies on a lined baking sheet, pour the olive, lemon and garlic mixture on top and season with salt and pepper

5. Roast for 35-40 minutes
6. Chop fresh herbs (tarragon, parsley) and use for garnish

From the Chef:

You can double up this recipe on two baking sheets using a different variety of vegetables for each, giving you a weeks worth of healthy lunches or dinners to prep on a Sunday night.

From the Doc:

Don’t be afraid of garlic! It is a great source of prebiotics (the food that feeds your good gut bacteria) and will support a healthy gut microbiome.

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