Easy Baked Pepper Salmon Recipe: This Healthy Salmon Recipe Is Like Eating the Rainbow by Sarah Amona

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5 months ago
Easy Baked Pepper Salmon Recipe: This Healthy Salmon Recipe Is Like Eating the Rainbow

The health benefits of salmon cannot be denied – and peppers have their own health benefits. Both of these healthy ingredients are in this easy salmon recipe. A double whammy! Throw in healthy garlic, onions and tomatoes, and this healthy recipe is a winner.

This baked salmon recipe makes one large or two small servings. It can easily be doubled or tripled for families. Serve with a salad for a refreshing and light lunch or dinner. It's an easy start to eating the rainbow!

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 1 to 2


  • salmon fillets (about 7 ounces)
  • nonstick cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup chopped red peppers
  • 1/2 cup chopped yellow pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon tomato paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon basil
  • 1/8 teaspoon soy sauce

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Put salmon into a baking dish.
  2. Spray a pan with nonstick cooking spray. Cook the peppers and onions for about 10 minutes over medium heat. 
  3. Add the garlic, diced tomatoes and tomato paste. Let the mixture simmer for about 10 minutes. 
  4. Add the lemon juice, pepper, oregano, basil and soy sauce. 
  5. Cover the salmon completely with the pepper mixture. Bake in a preheated 350-degree F oven for about 20 minutes. 

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Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
Totally agree about the health benefits of salmon, and the taste is what makes it an even bigger winner. Thank you for this delicious recipe, Sarah Amona !
Fresh wild salmon is the best 😋

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