Garlic Butter Salmon Bowls

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A delicious and easy way to serve up salmon on a busy weeknight. This Garlic Butter Salmon recipe is going to become your next winner-for-dinner recipe!


  • 4 4oz salmon pieces
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon garlic paste or, minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 large yellow squash or zucchini, cut into 1/2-inch thick rounds
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 small red onion, diced into 1-inch chunks
  • 1-pint grape tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 cups cooked rice, for serving


  1. Preheat the oven to 400F and place the oven rack in the middle position. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the butter, garlic, and Italian seasoning. 
  3. Place the salmon fillets on a baking sheet, drizzle with garlic-butter sauce.
  4. Place the yellow squash, red onion, and grape tomatoes onto the baking sheet next to or around the salmon. Season veggies with olive oil, salt, and pepper. 
  5. Bake for 15 minutes, until the salmon, separates easily with a fork and is cooked through. If using a meat thermometer, the salmon temperature at the thickest part should be 145F.
  6. Meanwhile, cook the rice. Right before serving, steam the broccoli.
  7. To serve, layer the rice, salmon, and veggies in a plate or bowl.



Cooking time will vary by size and thickness of salmon.


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