The One With The Meal Prep Pilot

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Happy first day of Fall!!!

Ok, I know it isn’t really the first day but it sure feels like it :). Football started and the weather is chilly. Bring on the soups, warm chai teas, pumpkin everything, and sweaters.

But first, meal prep. This weekend I took the first step toward my business and meal prepped for five people. It was amazing. I cannot express how much I love finding or creating recipes and then giving them to some of my favorite testers. This was definitely a learning experience but I am excited to be moving forward finally with something I have wanted to do for a while. I made a few of my favorite staples including Citrus Salmon with Arugula and Crispy Potatoes. This recipe is not only meal prep gold, because it tastes equally as amazing after a day or two, but it is also the perfect way to end my Pescatarian month.

I think citrus and fish work so well together and these small, colorful crispy potatoes compliment the fresh, flaky, fish perfectly. I added roasted asparagus to this as well. Recipe to come.

Citrus Salmon with Crispy Potatoes

  • Prep Time: 10m
  • Cook Time: 1h 5m
  • Total Time: 1h 15m
  • Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 2 filets salmon
  • 2 lemons thinly sliced
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3/4 pound mixed petite potatoes

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  2. Spray an oven safe sheet pan and add salmon.
  3. Lightly drizzle filets with olive oil, a little less than 1 tbsp, and sprinkle with salt and pepper
  4. Spread lemon slices over filets and put in oven
  5. Bake for 15-20 minutes until filets are cooked through (opaque) and flaky.
  6. Squeeze the remaining lemon juice over the lemon and set aside.
  7. Up oven to 425 degrees
  8. Quarter the potatoes and lay them out on a baking sheet
  9. Toss with remaining olive oil and salt and pepper to taste.
  10. Cook for 35-45 minutes, flipping halfway, until soft all the way through.
  11. Let the potatoes cool a bit then add to the salmon to store.
  12. Enjoy!

Let me know if you try this recipe!

-Katie

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