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Salmon Dinner For Two

A simple and elegant salmon dinner for two, featuring perfectly baked salmon with a flavorful herb crust, alongside garlic smashed potatoes finished off with decadent brownies.

Tasty Team
May 04, 2023
98% would make again
Salmon Dinner For Two


for 2 servings

Garlic Smashed Potatoes

  • 12 baby gold potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 3 cloves garlic

Herb Crusted Salmon

  • 2 salmon fillets
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 1 cup fresh parsley (10 g)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chives
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ¼ cup lemon juice (60 mL)
  • 1 bunch asparagus
  • parmesan cheese, optional, to taste

Chocolate Peanut Butter Skillet 'Box' Brownie

  • ¾ cup brownie mix (95 g), prepared
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • ⅓ cup peanut butter (80 g)

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 1932
  • Fat 92g
  • Carbs 224g
  • Fiber 20g
  • Sugar 44g
  • Protein 59g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. For the Garlic Smashed Potatoes - Boil potatoes in a medium pot for 15-20 minutes or until tender.
  2. Place boiled potatoes on a parchment covered oven tray and smash each potato down leaving the skin intact.
  3. Mix melted butter, garlic, salt and pepper and brush mixture onto potatoes.
  4. Bake at 425˚F (220˚C) for 15-20 minutes or until crispy.
  5. Garnish with thyme.
  6. For the Herb Crusted Salmon - In a small bowl combine parsley, chives, dill, olive oil, garlic, salt, pepper and lemon juice.
  7. Place salmon and asparagus on parchment covered oven tray.
  8. Drizzle with olive oil and garnish with salt and pepper.
  9. Spoon herb mix onto salmon fillets and coat evenly.
  10. Bake at 425˚F (220˚C) for 12-14 minutes.
  11. For the Chocolate Peanut Butter Skillet Brownie - In a medium mixing bowl, combine brownie mix, oil, water, and an egg and stir until evenly mixed.
  12. Transfer mix into skillet.
  13. Spoon softened peanut butter into skillet and mix in using a knife.
  14. Bake at 350˚F (180˚C) for 10-15 minutes or until toothpick comes out of the brownie clear.
  15. If desired, garnish with ice cream.
  16. Nutrition Calories: 1723 Fat: 143 grams Carbs: 49 grams Fiber: 10 grams Sugars: 11 grams Protein: 76 grams
  17. Enjoy!
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Salmon Dinner For Two