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Roasted Tomato Baked Salmon

This salmon is seasoned with cayenne, paprika, and cracker black pepper and topped with roasted tomatoes, garlic, and herbs. It is best served with a glass of Stemmari Grillo!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 229kcal


For Tomatoes:

  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes cut in half
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme
  • 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste

For Salmon:

  • 4 4-ounce salmon filets
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • fresh cracked black pepper as needed


For Tomatoes:

  • Preheat your oven to 450 degrees (F). Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.
  • In a medium bowl combine all of the ingredients and mix until tomatoes are fully coated.
  • Pour the tomatoes on the prepared pan and bake for 15 minutes or until the tomatoes are very soft.
  • Remove from the oven.

For Salmon:

  • Lower the temperature of your oven to 425 degrees (F). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.
  • Place the salmon on the prepared pan. Sprinkle the paprika and cayenne over the salmon.
  • Add your desired amount of fresh cracked black pepper on top.
  • Place in the oven and bake for 10-15 minutes. 10 minutes for a more rare salmon, and 15 for it to be cooked through.
  • Remove from the oven and top with roasted tomatoes. Serve immediately.


Serving: 1salmon fillet | Calories: 229kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 22.8g | Fat: 14.4g | Saturated Fat: 2.1g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 54mg | Potassium: 586mg | Fiber: 1.5g | Sugar: 1.3g | Calcium: 74mg | Iron: 2mg