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Mediterranean-Twist Salmon


"A little twist on your basic salmon recipe. It's healthy, delicious, and a real crowd pleaser! Make extra because everyone will want seconds! This recipe goes great over couscous. If you are like me and love tomatoes, add 1 cup instead of 1/2 cup."
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30 m servings 347 cals
Original recipe yields 2 servings

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  1. Heat 1 teaspoon olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook salmon in the hot oil until cooked through and flakes easily with a fork, 5 to 7 minutes per side.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a separate saucepan over medium heat; add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add tomatoes; cook until heated through, about 5 minutes. Pour balsamic vinegar into tomato mixture; add basil. Cook and stir tomato mixture until flavors blend, about 3 minutes.
  3. Place salmon on a plate and top with tomato sauce.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 347 calories; 25.6 g fat; 3.8 g carbohydrates; 24.8 g protein; 76 mg cholesterol; 63 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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My husband rarely rates anything five stars, but this recipe got his full approval. The topping adds wonderful flavor without overshadowing the salmon, and it makes a beautiful presentation. T...

Family loved it! The stovetop sautéed of the salmon added a lot of flavor over a traditional bake. The balsamic reduced and added a wonderful sweetness.

I'm not a tomato person, but this was excellent! will make again many more times!

Really liked this. Used some of the sauce for a topping for veggies since I doubled it.

This was Fantastic! My husband and I both really enjoyed this dish. We eat a lot of salmon, so we are always looking for new ideas and this is now our new favorite!


Love the sauce. Turned out just right sweet and tangy.

It was amazing! I added one cup of tomatoes instead of 1/2 cup and came out great! Everyone asked for seconds!