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Tomato Garlic Roasted Salmon on a white platter, garnished with fresh parsley and caper berries.

Tomato Garlic Roasted Salmon


When it comes to weeknight dinners, we all crave something that’s not only delicious but also easy to prepare and easy to clean up. That’s where Tomato Garlic Roasted Salmon comes to the rescue! This family-friendly recipe offers a perfect balance of convenience and flavor, making it an ideal option for busy weeknights when time is of the essence.


  • 1 1/2 pound salmon, whole or cut into filets
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh rosemary, minced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon fresh chopped parsley, for garnish
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest, for garnish
  • 10 caper berries, for garnish (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 400°.
  2. In a bowl, combine the tomatoes, minced garlic, fresh herbs, salt and pepper, olive oil and melted butter. Stir to coat the tomatoes.
  3. Line a baking sheet with foil. Add the salmon.
  4. Pat dry. Season with your favorite seasoning blend. 
  5. Pour on the tomato mixture. 
  6. Roast for 20 minutes. Adjust roasting time depending upon the thickness of the fish.
  7. Plate the salmon. Spoon on the roasted tomatoes. Drizzle with fresh lemon juice.
  8. Garnish with fresh chopped parsley, lemon zest and caper berries.
  9. ENJOY!

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  • substitute cherry tomatoes with your favorite variety
  • use whatever fresh or dried herbs you have on hand
  • salt and pepper are adequate for seasoning the salmon
  • adjust cook time depending on the thickness of the fish
  • caper berries are optional as a garnish (they do provide for a unique zing)
  • see post for additional tips/notes
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Easy
  • Cuisine: Seafood


  • Serving Size: 6 ounces

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