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50+ Best Easy Dinner Ideas

There's so many options for flavorful, healthy, and easy dinner recipes! One of my favorites is this Dijon Baked Salmon.
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: best dinner recipes, dinner recieps, easy dinner ideas
Servings: 5 servings
Calories: 231kcal
Author: Lisa Bryan


  • 1 1/2 pounds salmon
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil or avocado oil
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • salt and pepper


  • Preheat your oven to 375 degrees fahrenheit. Then place the salmon on a parchment lined baking tray and set it aside.
  • Mix together the remaining ingredients in a small bowl and generously coat the top of the salmon.
  • Bake the salmon for 18-20 minutes (depending on size and thickness), then slice it into individual portions and serve immediately.


Calories: 231kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 75mg | Sodium: 203mg | Potassium: 708mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 307IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1mg