Grilled Salmon with Tomatoes & Basil

July/August 2010

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This recipe is so beautiful and yet so simple to prepare—it’s perfect for entertaining. You just spread a side of salmon with minced garlic, sprinkle with fresh basil, then layer sliced tomatoes on top. Put it on the grill for 10 minutes and you’re done!

"I have never liked salmon... until now! I used sustainable wild-caught Alaskan Sockeye Salmon. Instead of grilling, I put the salmon in foil and baked at 350 degrees for about 45 minutes. I also did not have "fresh" basil, so I used...
Grilled Salmon with Tomatoes & Basil

15 Reviews for Grilled Salmon with Tomatoes & Basil

This is delicious and elegant

Made this tonight - I got a bunch of fresh basil in my farm shares and some native tomato - so I went and bought 2 pieces of Wild King salmon (very expensive, yikes!) but I wanted to make a nice meal for my husband. I thought I'd have some trouble grilling on the foil and then getting if off but had no problem at all. I cooked it like 14 minutes as the pieces were fairly thick and I don't like my fish raw-ish, man, they came out beautiful! I served them w/ lemon wedge, fresh avocado and some thin, salted cucumbers (also in the farm share!) in sour cream. Served it with a nice chardonnay - I will make this again! I may not spring for the super expensive salmon but it was worth every penny. My husband absolutely LOVED it.

Most often repeated Eating Well recipe!

I have made this dish going on three times now since I first made it a month ago. It is just perfect! So easy, fresh and healthy! I highly recommend splurging and getting a good, thick cut of salmon fresh from the seafood counter for this (none of those freezer-packed filets) if you can afford it.

easy, few ingredients, fresh, delicious, healthy
Moist, Tender and Gorgeous

I had fresh home grown tomatoes and basil. I shopped for fresh (not frozen) WILD salmon. I got a long fillet and followed the tip to remove a few minor bones. Mine looked as good as the photo and tasted even better. I served it to company and they loved it. We also had fresh green beans, corn on the cob, crusty fresh sourdough bread and a green salad.

Easy, Easy, Easy and fast!

Absolutely my favorite way to eat Salmon...My tomatoes, basil and garlic and the best Salmon I can buy!

Easy and delicious

So easy and delicious! I have celiac disease and this is another wonderful gluten free recipie.This also produced a very elegant plated meal perfect for company. I cooked it in foil on the gas grill using wild king salmon. It was perfection!

Gluten free

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