Baked salmon and asparagus

This simple baked salmon and asparagus meal from Patty Garcia provides a solid dose of omega 3 and vitamin D as well as protein and a wide range of other valuable nutrients from the salmon.  The asparagus will also help to boost your folate, vitamin A, copper and selenium.  


One serving provides 422 calories, 49g of protein, 23 g of fat and 2g of net carbs.


The Cronometer screengrab below shows the nutrients provided by 2000 calories of this recipe relative to the Optimal Nutrient Intakes.   


Butter, Salted2tsp
Salmon, Atlantic180g

Suitable for

  • maximum nutrient density
  • bodybuilder
  • nutrient-dense maintenance
  • blood sugar & fat loss
  • blood sugar & diabetes
  • athlete & bulking


  1. Place salmon and asparagus on a baking tray drizzled with butter.  
  2. Grill in the oven on 180 degrees Celsius for 15 minutes.  
  3. Add optional herb garnish.  Salt to taste. 
  4. Serve hot and enjoy.  


The ranking of this recipe for each goal is shown below (click the link to see the highest-ranking recipes for each goal).

nutrient density93%
lean bulking/bodybuilder95%
fat loss78%
blood sugar & fat loss90%
blood sugar & diabetes 95%
athlete & bulking99%
ketogenic 75%

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