Pistachio-Crusted Salmon With Herbed Mini Potatoes

The omega-3 fatty acids found in fish, such as salmon, play an essential role in preventing depression. A tasty crust of pistachios adds not only a flavourful crunch but also a boost of vitamin B6 – a key player in emotional health and quality sleep. 

photo credit: stacey brandford
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
4 20minutes 45minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 20minutes
Cook Time
Herbed Mini Potatoes
  1. In a large bowl, stir together oil, thyme, salt and pepper; add potatoes and toss to coat. Scrape onto parchment-paper-lined rimmed baking sheet. Bake in a preheated 425°F (220°C) oven for 30 minutes, stirring once.
  2. Remove potatoes from oven and sprinkle with onion, parsley and garlic; toss gently and push to one side of baking sheet.
Pistachio-Crusted Salmon
  1. Arrange salmon on other side of baking sheet. Sprinkle salmon with salt and pepper. Mix mustard, honey and ginger; brush over tops and sides of salmon. Sprinkle tops with pistachios. Return to oven.
  2. Bake salmon and potatoes until salmon flakes easily when tested with fork and potatoes are tender, 12 to 15 minutes. 
Recipe Notes

Per Serving:  562 calories, 33 g protein, 29 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 14 g carbs, 11 g fibre, 83 mg cholesterol, 260 mg sodium