Feed your family in a matter of minutes with this Roasted Salmon with Tomatoes and Garlic. Add the Broccoli Macaroni and Cheese. You will have a meal of salmon, tomatoes, broccoli, pasta, and cheese in these two dishes. What a quick and easy way to feed your family.
ROASTED SALMON WITH TOMATOES AND GARLIC
4 salmon steaks
1 large clove garlic, minced
1 pint grape or cherry tomatoes
1 1/2 tbsp fresh chopped thyme
salt to taste
2 tsp extra-virgin olive oil
fresh ground black pepper to taste
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Line a baking pan with foil and spray with nonstick cooking spray.
In a medium bowl toss the tomatoes with the garlic, 1 tablespoon of the thyme, salt, pepper, and olive oil. Spread mixture on the prepared foil-lined baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes. Remove from oven and push the tomato mixture to one side of the pan. Add the salmon steaks to the other side of the pan, sprinkle with additional salt and pepper to taste and the other 1/2 tablespoon of the thyme. Return pan to oven and bake 10 to 15 minutes until the salmon is cooked through. Remove salmon to serving plate and spoon tomatoes and juices over the top.
BROCCOLI MAC AND CHEESE
1 1/2 cups elbow macaroni
2 slices bacon
1 cup frozen broccoli cuts
2 tbsp water
1 jar (8-oz) pasteurized process cheese spread
Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain and set aside.
Meanwhile place bacon inn a 1 1/2-quart microwaveable casserole dish. Cover and cook on high 1 to 2 minutes until bacon is crisp; drain and crumble. Using a paper towel, wipe out the casserole dish. Combine broccoli and water in the casserole dish. Microwave broccoli on high for 3 to 5 minutes or until crisp tender; drain. Stir the cheese into the broccoli and microwave for 1 minute. Stir in the cooked macaroni and microwave another 2 or 3 minutes until heated through, stirring once. Sprinkle the crumbled bacon over the top.
Yield: 4 servings