Salmon and Salad

Walnut Rosemary Crusted Salmon

Walnut Rosemary Crusted Salmon – This recipe may become a go-to for weeknight meals!  This oven-baked salmon recipe is easy to prepare and cooks in 10 minutes or less.  It’s easy, healthy, and only needs a handful of ingredients!  You can use this same easy recipe for chicken, or other fish as you like!  

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Walnut Rosemary Crusted Salmon is healthy

Salmon and walnuts are both great sources of omega-3 fatty acids. Couple this easy salmon recipe with a Mediterranean salad and a side of roasted potatoes.

Walnut Crusted Salmon Plain 2
Walnut Crusted Salmon Plain

We couple the Salmon with a simple Mediterranean Salad. That recipe is as listed below. This Mediterranean Salad is quick and easy to make, tossed with a simple vinaigrette. It can be either a side salad or a main dish. 

Crusted Salmon
Crusted Salmon
Salmon and Salad

Walnut Rosemary Crusted Salmon w/Side Mediterranean Salad

This oven baked salmon recipe is easy to prepare and cooks in 10 minutes or less. It’s easy, healthy and only needs a handful of ingredients!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Fish or Seafood, Mediterranean
Keyword: Rosemary, Salmon, Walnuts
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 222kcal


  • No special equipment needed


  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 lemon zested
  • 1 small lemon, juiced
  • 1 tsp chopped fresh rosemary
  • ½ tsp honey
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • ¼ tsp crushed red pepper
  • 3 tbsp panko breadcrumbs
  • 3 tbsp finely chopped walnuts
  • 1 tsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 skinless salmon fillet for each person
  • Chopped fresh parsley and lemon wedges for garnish

Mediterranean Salad Ingredients

  • 5 ounces baby arugula
  • 15 oz. can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 small red onion peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 of a cucumber thinly sliced
  • ½ cup Kalamata Olives halved
  • 1/2 cup diced roasted red peppers or sun-dried tomatoes sliced
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese

Greek Vinaigrette Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp Salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 small clove garlic minced


Walnut Rosemary Crusted Salmon Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  • Line a large rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper or foil.
    Walnut Crusted Salmon Plain
  • Combine mustard, garlic, lemon zest, lemon juice, rosemary, honey, salt and crushed red pepper in a small bowl.
  • Combine panko, walnuts and oil in another small bowl.
    Two toppings
  • Place salmon on the prepared baking sheet.
  • Spread the mustard mixture over the fish
    Mustard Topping Salmon
  • Next, sprinkle with the panko mixture, pressing to adhere.
    Walnut topping
  • Bake until the fish flakes easily with a fork, about 8 to 12 minutes, depending on thickness.
    Crusted Salmon
  • Sprinkle with parsley and serve with lemon wedges.

Mediterranean Salad Instructions

  • Combine the salad ingredients in a salad bowl
  • Mix Vinaigrette Ingredients together
  • Toss salad with Vinaigrette and serve with the salmon
    Salmon and Salad



Serving: 4oz | Calories: 222kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 14.3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 7.3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3.8g | Cholesterol: 80mg | Sodium: 256mg | Potassium: 799mg | Fiber: 0.95g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 70.16IU | Vitamin C: 10.8mg | Calcium: 40.5mg | Iron: 1.8mg
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