Salmon with Summer Vegetables

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 35 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 25 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Ingredients

2 yellow squash, quartered lengthwise and halved crosswise

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper

4 6-ounce skinless center-cut salmon fillets (preferably wild)

1/4 cup chopped mixed fresh herbs (such as dill, tarragon and/or parsley)

1 1/4 pounds assorted cherry tomatoes, halved or quartered if large

4 scallions, chopped

Directions

  1. Position a rack in the upper third of the oven and preheat to 425 degrees F. Toss the squash with 1 tablespoon olive oil on a baking sheet; season with 1/2 teaspoon salt and a few grinds of pepper. Roast until tender and golden around the edges, 15 to 20 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, season the salmon with 1/2 teaspoon each salt and pepper and sprinkle with 2 tablespoons herbs. Refrigerate until ready to roast. Toss the tomatoes in a bowl with the scallions, the remaining 2 tablespoons herbs and 1 tablespoon olive oil, and 1/2 teaspoon salt; set aside.
  3. Remove the squash from the oven and push to one side of the baking sheet. Put the salmon on the other side, herb-side up. Return to the oven and roast until the salmon is cooked through and the squash is browned, about 7 minutes. Serve the salmon and squash with the tomato salad.

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