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Roast Salmon with Tomato-Caper Sauce

Posted by Peggy on July 27, 2011

Roast Salmon with Tomato-Caper Sauce
Recipe: Roast Salmon with Tomato-Caper Sauce


  • 1 (2 pound) salmon fillet, center cut preferred
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cups cherry or grape tomatoes, washed
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon capers
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup torn basil


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Line a baking sheet (large enough to fit the salmon and tomatoes) with lightly oiled foil. Place salmon on center of baking sheet and brush with 1 tablespoon olive oil; season with kosher salt and freshly ground pepper. Toss cherry tomatoes with remaining olive oil and lightly season with kosher salt. Arrange tomatoes in a single layer around salmon.
  3. On center rack of oven, roast salmon and tomatoes until salmon is cooked to desired level of doneness. You may check by pricking the center of the fillet with a fork.
  4. Squeeze lemon juice over baked salmon. Place roasted tomatoes in a small bowl and toss with capers, garlic and basil. Serve over salmon.

Active Time: 10 minutes

Roast Time: 12-16 minutes, depending on salmon degree of doneness

Number of servings (yield): 4

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