I honestly never knew tomatoes and salmon could go together so well! Check out my post here: http://www.icancookthat.org/2011/08/broiled-salmon-with-roasted-tomato.html
Broiled Salmon with Roasted Tomato Sauce
Roasting the tomatoes imbues them with flavor that's a delicious match for the rich broiled salmon. Garnish fish with a sprig of oregano.
Yield: 4 servings
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Amount per serving
- Calories: 324
- Calories from fat: 38%
- Fat: 13.5g
- Saturated fat: 3.2g
- Monounsaturated fat: 5.7g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 3.4g
- Protein: 37.9g
- Carbohydrate: 11.7g
- Fiber: 2.2g
- Cholesterol: 87mg
- Iron: 1.5mg
- Sodium: 520mg
- Calcium: 43mg
- 1 pound plum tomatoes, quartered
- 1/2 small onion, peeled and quartered
- 2 garlic cloves
- Cooking spray
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 2 tablespoons tomato paste
- 1 cup organic vegetable broth (such as Swanson Certified Organic)
- 2 tablespoons water
- 1 teaspoon cornstarch
- 4 (6-ounce) salmon fillets, skinned
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 cup thinly sliced fresh basil
- Coarsely ground black pepper (optional)
- Preheat broiler.
- Arrange tomatoes, onion, and garlic in an even layer on a jelly-roll pan coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper. Broil 8 minutes; stir gently. Broil an additional 5 minutes or until vegetables begin to blacken at the edges.
- Place tomato mixture and tomato paste in a blender or food processor; process until smooth. Place tomato mixture in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir in broth; bring to a simmer. Cook 10 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove from heat. Strain mixture through a sieve into a large bowl; discard solids. Return tomato mixture to saucepan over medium heat.
- Combine 2 tablespoons water and cornstarch in a small bowl. Stir cornstarch mixture into tomato mixture. Increase heat to medium-high; bring tomato mixture to a boil. Cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.
- Place fish on a broiler pan lightly coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle evenly with 1/8 teaspoon salt. Broil 6 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork or until desired degree of doneness.
- Place about 1/4 cup tomato mixture on each of 4 deep plates; top each with 1 salmon fillet. Sprinkle each with 1 tablespoon basil. Garnish with coarsely ground black pepper, if desired.
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