Baked Balsamic Salmon
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 5 minutes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
A gorgeous sweet-tangy sauce that infuses into the salmon as it bakes. Fast, easy and oh-so-scrumptious!! Enjoy!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 1 - lb(s) salmon fillet
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 1/4 - cup(s) balsamic vinegar
  • 2 - Tbsp honey
  • 2 - tsp minced garlic
  • Side: - salad**
  • Side: - rice**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)**
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Cook rice, as directed.
  2. Preheat the oven to 400 F.
  3. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the balsamic vinegar, honey, and minced garlic.
  4. Cut salmon fillet into 4 pieces. Place in a small baking dish and season with salt and pepper. Pour the balsamic sauce over the top, directly on the salmon fillets.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes, or until the salmon is no longer pink in the middle.
  6. Prepare the salad.
  7. Serve Baked Balsamic Salmon with rice and salad.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Cut 2 lbs. of salmon fillet into 8 pieces.
  2. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar, 4 Tbsp honey, and 4 tsp minced garlic.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • 4 salmon pieces
  • Salt and pepper
  • Half of the balsamic mixture

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add a label to the baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze for up to 6 months in the fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw completely in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring the salmon and toppings to a baking dish. Bake at 400 F for 15 to 20 minutes.

Special notes

Serve with cauliflower ‘rice’ for Paleo/Whole30 meal.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten free when served with gluten-free sides.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Baked Balsamic Salmon

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw completely, then bake at 400 F for 15 to 20 minutes, or until salmon is no longer pink in the middle.
Serve with rice and salad.

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