Mediterranean Roasted Salmon Recipe
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Mediterranean Roasted Salmon Recipe

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A boatload of toppings gives this seafood treat a burst of flavor in every bite. It's topped with chopped veggies and a homemade vinaigrette that’s mouthwatering before it’s even cooked! —Wolfgang Hanau, West Palm Beach, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 4 salmon fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 3 plum tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pitted green olives
  • 2 tablespoons chopped ripe olives

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 550 calories, 45g fat (7g saturated fat), 85mg cholesterol, 579mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 1g fiber), 29g protein.


  1. Place salmon in a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan; sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt. In a small bowl, whisk the oil, vinegar, honey, mustard and remaining salt. Spoon 1 tablespoon over each fillet.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the tomatoes, onion, green pepper, olives and remaining oil mixture. Spoon over fillets.
  3. Bake at 425° for 12-15 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Mediterranean Roasted Salmon in Simple & Delicious February/March 2011, p24

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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robbiejackson User ID: 4907377 183061
Reviewed Sep. 21, 2013

"Yum, so good! Really enjoyed this dish. Hubby did too. Loved the flavors in this. I didn't serve it with pasta, but that would be good. I'll do that next time. Thanks!"

mmcloed User ID: 5257383 116181
Reviewed Jan. 11, 2013

"Absolutely delicious meal. I made it with the lemon-feta angel hair."

Colnight User ID: 41759 116180
Reviewed Jun. 19, 2012

"I never had salmon before, my husband did. I had gotten some at a good price, and my husband picked this recipe. It was really very good, a nice recipe to introduce one self on eating salmon. Will make again. And will try some other salmon recipes."

lizalvis User ID: 2737416 178073
Reviewed Apr. 26, 2012

"very tasty. I would use less oil next time and increase the veggies"

[email protected] User ID: 6503904 123280
Reviewed Apr. 12, 2012

"@deckanddeedee You can find the pasta recipe everyone is suggesting to pair with this here:

As far as THIS recipe is concerned (Med. Roasted Salmon), I used Tilapia Filets instead, for a healthier version. Yum!"

[email protected] User ID: 3082767 131859
Reviewed Apr. 12, 2012

"what am I missing here? I do not see any Lemon-Feta Angel Hair in this recipe. How do you make it?"

Punkyjoe81 User ID: 3773046 178072
Reviewed Mar. 7, 2011

"This was excellent - I also paired it with the Lemon-Feta Angel Hair and it is certainly a winning combination! We used flounder instead of the salmon - this would probably work well with any fish if you adjust the cooking time."

sheriann User ID: 45644 178069
Reviewed Mar. 1, 2011

"My husband and I love salmon and I was looking for different ways to cook salmon. The vegetables, oil, etc are there in need to keep our health in good condition at once!"

Aubrie C User ID: 5835198 212298
Reviewed Feb. 20, 2011

"My husband went crazy for this recipe! Pairs perfectly with the angel hair lemon feta. It was an instant keeper!"

asabot User ID: 620927 109555
Reviewed Feb. 14, 2011

"I like salmon; my husband doesn't. I was thrilled to make this and have him tell me that he actually really liked the sauce on it. I served it over the Lemon-Feta Angel Hair, as suggested in the magazine, and it was an excellent combination."

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