Honey Rosemary Baked Salmon with Sweet Potatoes


Honey Rosemary Baked Salmon with Sweet Potatoes is the perfect healthy and delicious dinner. The entire family will love this easy sheet pan meal!

Honey Rosemary Baked Salmon with Sweet Potatoes

Sheet Pan Salmon

If you are looking for an easy, healthy, and delicious meal, it’s your lucky day. This Honey Rosemary Baked Salmon recipe fits all of the above. It’s easy, it’s healthy, and it’s VERY delicious. Oh, and my boys love it, so it gets bonus points for being kid friendly too!

Another bonus? It is a sheet pan meal, making it the perfect quick and easy dinner. It’s easy to make and easy to clean up! Sheet pan meals are the BEST!

The salmon gets baked with a little butter, honey, rosemary, lemon, and garlic. The flavors are perfection. To round out the meal, we add sweet potatoes to the pan. Nutritious and delicious!

Honey Rosemary Baked Salmon Ingredients

How to Make Baked Salmon

You are going to love this dish because it is impressive to serve, but SO easy…and the flavors are incredible!

  • Slice two large sweet potatoes into rounds, making sure they are all the same thickness. You want them thinly sliced.
  • You are going to cook the sweet potato rounds for 12 minutes BEFORE adding the salmon. The sweet potatoes need more cooking time so you will get them going in the oven while you prepare the salmon.
  • You will need four pieces of fresh salmon, about 6 oz each. We prefer wild caught salmon. Choose salmon that looks vibrant, smooth, moist, and has no brown spots or discoloring. The salmon shouldn’t smell fishy or sour.
  • Combine the softened butter, garlic, honey, rosemary, salt, and pepper in a small bowl. This simple butter mixture is going to melt into the salmon as it bakes and create the most amazing salmon!
  • After the sweet potatoes have been cooking for 12 minutes, remove the pan from the oven. Place the salmon fillets directly on top of the sweet potatoes. Spread the butter mixture evenly on salmon pieces. Place the lemon slices on top.
  • Put the pan back in the oven and cook for 10 to 15 minutes or until the salmon is opaque throughout. The cook time will depend on the thickness of your salmon pieces. Check at 10 minutes to be safe. You don’t want to over cook the fish.
  • Dinner is DONE! Serve the salmon with the sweet potatoes and enjoy!
Sheet Pan Honey Rosemary Baked Salmon

How to Store

We think this meal is best when it is made fresh, but if you have leftovers, you can keep them in the refrigerator for up to three days. Reheat in the microwave before serving.

Serving Suggestions

Baked salmon and sweet potatoes make a great meal, but you can add a few side dishes if you want a more elaborate dinner. Here are a few ideas:

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For the sweet potatoes:

  • 2
    medium sweet potatoes,
    thinly sliced
  • 2
    tablespoons
    olive oil
  • ½
    teaspoon
    minced fresh rosemary
  • Kosher salt and black pepper,
    to taste

For the salmon:

  • 2
    tablespoons
    unsalted butter,
    softened
  • 3
    cloves
    garlic,
    minced
  • 1
    tablespoon
    honey,
    plus extra for drizzling
  • 1
    teaspoon
    minced fresh rosemary
  • Kosher salt and black pepper,
    to taste
  • 24
    oz
    skinless salmon fillets
    (4 pieces)
  • 1
    large lemon,
    thinly sliced

Nutrition Facts

Honey Rosemary Baked Salmon

Amount Per Serving

Calories 470
Calories from Fat 216

% Daily Value*

Fat 24g37%

Saturated Fat 6g30%

Cholesterol 109mg36%

Sodium 139mg6%

Potassium 1223mg35%

Carbohydrates 28g9%

Fiber 3g12%

Sugar 9g10%

Protein 36g72%

Vitamin A 16274IU325%

Vitamin C 3mg4%

Calcium 58mg6%

Iron 2mg11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Photos by Dishing Out Health

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