Roasted Salmon with Green Beans and Tomatoes


Not many know about a new year tradition that is practiced by cultures around the world: eating a variety of good luck foods symbolic of wealth, health, long life and general good luck.  Whether it’s a savory pork roast from Austria or impossibly long noodles in Japan, the making and sharing of these foods is a perfect way to start the New Year.

by Chef Omei Eaglerider, Executive Chef, Fry’s Signature Marketplace Culinary School

  • 6 cloves Garlic, smashed
  • 1 1/4 lbs Green beans, ends trimmed 
  • 1 tbs Capers, chopped (optional, adds a depth of umami and brightness to the dish)
  • 2 tbs Olive oil 
  • 1 1/4 lb Skinless salmon fillet, cut into 4 pieces
  • 1 pint Grape tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup Kalamata olives, pitted
  • Kosher salt
  • Pepper
  • Greek yogurt, for serving

Remember, keep those green beans whole for blessings of a long life!

  1. Heat oven to 425°F.
  2. On large rimmed baking sheet, toss garlic, green beans, tomatoes, olives and capers (if using) with 1 tablespoon oil and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
  3. Roast until vegetables are tender and begin to brown, 12 to 15 minutes.
  4. Heat remaining tablespoon oil in large skillet over medium heat.
  5. Season salmon with 1/4 teaspoon of oil each with salt and pepper and cook until golden brown and opaque throughout, 4 to 5 minutes per side. 
  6. Serve with vegetables and yogurt, if desired.

Serves 4 | Prep Time 20-25 min