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Easy Baked Salmon with Lemon Beurre Blanc Sauce

Oven Baked Salmon Asparagus & Spaghetti Squash with Lemon Beurre Blanc

Not only am I exited to share this recipe for Oven Baked Salmon Asparagus & Spaghetti Squash with Lemon Beurre Blanc because it’s delicious, but I also because it sounds super fancy. While a Lemon Beurre Blanc Sauce may sound intimidating, rest assured it’s super easy and you will quickly be obsessed, just like me!

Beurre blanc — literally translated from French as “white butter” — is a hot emulsified butter sauce made with a reduction of vinegar and/or white wine and shallots into which cold, whole butter is slowly whisked in. (Similar to hollandaise sauce)

To kick up the flavor even more, I like to add in fresh squeezed lemon!

Oven Baked Salmon Asparagus & Spaghetti Squash with Lemon Beurre Blanc
Oven Baked Salmon Asparagus & Spaghetti Squash with Lemon Beurre Blanc

Oven Baked Salmon Asparagus & Spaghetti Squash with Lemon Beurre Blanc

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Servings: 2 servings

Ingredients

Lemon Beurre Blanc Sauce

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425F and line a baking pan with parchment paper.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Arrange salmon skin-side-down, season with salt and pepper and drizzle the tops with olive oil. Bake uncovered at 425 for 10 minutes.
  • While salmon is baking, make your Lemon Beurre Blanc Sauce.
  • In a small sauce pan, combine 1/4 cup finely diced onion, 1/4 cup lemon juice, 1/4 cup wine and simmer over medium heat until reduced to a thick mixture (7-8 min).
  • Whisk in 1/2 cup cream and as soon as it comes to a simmer, reduce to low heat and slowly whisk in the butter, one piece at a time (whisking constantly). Season with sea salt to taste. Remove from heat and cover with a lid to keep warm until ready to serve. *
  • After baking your salmon for 10 minutes, add fresh or frozen asparagus (drizzle with olive oil and seasoned with S&P) and bake for an additional 5+ minutes or until both the salmon and asparagus are cooked.
  • Serve Salmon and Asparagus on top of a bed of cooked Spaghetti Squash. Drizzle with Lemon Beurre Blanc Sauce.

Notes

*sauce may be strained using a fine mesh strainer to remove chunks of shallots if desired.
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Oven Baked Salmon Asparagus & Spaghetti Squash with Lemon Beurre Blanc

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4 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    Ahhhmazing!!!!

    This was so good and so easy to make!!!

    Even the asparagus was well received by the teen daughter.

    Fantastic recipe!!!

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