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Baked Salmon with Peas and Butter Beans

You will love the flavours in this Baked Salmon with Peas and Butter Beans. Greek herbs, extra virgin olive oil, tender salmon, and all topped with creamy beans and fresh herbs make it the ultimate healthy and tasty family dinner.

Helpful Tips

Preheat the Oven

Making sure your salmon is juicy and flaky is essential and works well as long as the oven has been preheated and it is at 210C fan forced.

Create your own Version

Change up the spices and types of beans you use. The variety and versions are limitless. A personal favourite is adding crushed fresh garlic to this version. Why not try it?

Add your favourite Side Dish

Pair it with roasted cauliflower, cucumber salad, rice, quinoa or even a simple pesto pasta.

Here is my Basil Pesto Recipe:

Or pair it with my Basil and Zucchini Pesto Pasta

Versatile for all Occasions

While it’s an easy recipe for dinner, it’s also perfect for entertaining. Prepare the salmon and refrigerate. Then, when guests arrive pop it in the oven. While it is cooking, prepare the bean salad.

And now it’s time to start cooking! As always, if you make any of my recipes, I would love to hear your feedback. I am available here via email or you can catch me daily on social media. Don’t forget to save it on your Pinterest board as well! I have a board named CreateCookShare that you can follow and save. Can’t wait to hear from you.

Happy Creating,


Baked Salmon with Peas and Butter Beans

Serves 6



Salmon 1kg side salmon, pat dried 2 tsp dried Greek oregano 1/2 tsp dried marjoram 1-2 tbs extra virgin olive oil

Sea salt and pepper

Beans Salad

3-4 tbs quality extra virgin olive oil

2 cups frozen peas, defrosted

400g can butter beans, rinsed

1/2 cup fresh dill, finely chopped

1 brown onion, diced

Sea salt and pepper

Juice of 1 lemon

1. Season fish and drizzle with oil. Bake in preheated oven 210C fan forced for 20 minutes.

2. In the meantime prepare the Pea and Butter Bean Salad.

3. Add to a pan the oil, onion and peas. Cook for a few minutes and then add the butter beans, dill and seasoning. Cook for a further 3 minutes. Turn off the heat and squeeze lemon juice all over.

4. Once salmon is baked pour half of the pea and butter bean salad over the salmon and the remaining serve in a bowl.


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