Salmon with Strawberry and Tomato Salsa

Another savory recipe for you guys today. I saw this recipe on Katie’s blog not too long ago and was completely intrigued. If you haven’t had a chance to check out Katie’s blog, be sure to do so. She’s got some great recipes and party menu ideas over there.

I would have never thought to pair salmon and strawberries. Or tomatoes and strawberries. But it really works. I made this while Hubby was out of town and really enjoyed eating this meal and it was great left over as well.


The strawberries and tomatoes pair together nicely. The green onions in the salsa provide a nice crunch. The directions that Katie gave to broil the salmon result in a delicious salmon. I’ll definitely be using that method for salmon cooking in the future.


I didn’t serve this over rice like Katie suggests, I just ate it as-is. After seeing the pics, Hubby is jealous that I didn’t make this when he was home. Lucky for him it was delicious and we will be having this again soon!

Check out my entire week of Strawberry recipes here.

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Salmon with Strawberry and Tomato Salsa

Yield: 4

Ingredients:

4 salmon fillets
juice of half of a lemon
salt and pepper to taste

1 pint fresh strawberries, hulled and diced
1/2 pint cherry tomatoes, quartered
4 scallions, white and light green portion diced
1 tsp chopped fresh parsley
1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 tsp red wine vinegar
1 tsp fresh lemon juice
1/4 tsp olive oil
drizzle of honey
dash of salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

Preheat broiler on low. Line baking sheet with tin foil, folding edges upwards to contain mess.

Squeeze fresh lemon juice onto tops of each fillet and generously season each with salt and pepper. Place on the bottom rack of the oven (away from broiler) and broil on low to desired doneness, about 10 minutes dependent upon thickness of fillets.

Meanwhile, prep remaining salsa ingredients and combine in medium bowl. Stir to combine and let sit.

Remove salmon from oven and let rest 5 minutes. Using small spatula or fork, remove salmon from skin (skin should stick to the tinfoil and be easy to remove) and place on plate.

Top generously with strawberry and tomato salsa and serve hot

Recipe from Good Things Catered

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9 Responses to “Tomatoes stuffed with Salmon Dill Dip (Barefoot Bloggers)”

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    webbie — July 24, 2008 at 5:14 pm

    Welcome to the BBs. I did cucumber towers with mine the first time I made this, then stuffed cherry tomatoes and new potatoes for a work event today.

    Your pics are great. Wish I’d thought of the salt.:-)

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    Sophie — July 24, 2008 at 6:08 pm

    Hi Jen,

    I just discovered your blog :). I’m Sophie from Flour Arrangements. In just about a week I’ll be moving to Boston (actually Cambridge) from Austin, and I’m hoping to start a cooking group when I get there. I actually TRY to cook dairy free too (although sometimes I need a little dairy in there, ya know?); so it’d be cool to have a fellow ‘somewhat non-dairy’ foodie in the group! Drop me a comment on my blog, or even an email, if you’re interested. It’s nice meeting you!

    Oh, and feel free to tell any of your friends about it :).

    Sophie
    Flour Arrangements

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    Ivy — July 24, 2008 at 7:07 pm

    Wow, these look really good and refreshing! NIICE!

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    Joelen — July 24, 2008 at 7:18 pm

    Your idea of stuffing them into tomatoes is great! And great tip on using salt!

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    Esi — July 24, 2008 at 9:19 pm

    I love how you presented the dip. Nice work!

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    Inna's Culinary Inventions — July 25, 2008 at 2:52 am

    What a wonderful idea to stuff tomatoes! These look great!

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    giz — July 25, 2008 at 8:19 pm

    These would be fun to make. I’ll bet the hardest part was scooping out the tomatoes. They make for a delicious and colourful appetizer.

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    Megan — July 28, 2008 at 3:31 pm

    excellent use of a dip! Love the salt idea.

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    Janna — July 31, 2008 at 5:10 pm

    THIS LOOKS MARVELOUS! I need to start back again with BB now that we are settled in the new digs.

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