salmon topped with a tapenade served on a white plate with rice and shrimp
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4.75 from 12 votes

Mediterranean Style Salmon

Salmon has got to be one of the most popular fish to serve for dinner, and my Mediterranean style salmon will certainly be a crowd pleaser!  With my easy to make olive tapenade you've got yourself a healthy and delicious restaurant-style dinner.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 2
Calories: 367kcal
Author: Chef Dennis Littley

Ingredients

  • 2 salmon filets I used coho
  • 1/2 cup mixed olives
  • 1/2 cup diced tomato
  • 1/3 cup feta crumbles
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped Italian parsley
  • splash of olive oil
  • splash of balsamic vinegar
  • sea salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • preheat the oven to 350 degrees
  • rinse salmon under cold running water
  • remove skin from salmon if still attached by careful running a knife between the skin and flesh of the salmon
  • sprinkle the top of the salmon with sea salt and black pepper
  • place salmon in baking dish with a little water in the dish to keep the salmon from drying out
  • place in oven and bake for 15 minutes
  • Remove from oven and top with feta-olive tapenade

Tapenade

  • chop mixed olives and tomatoes in a small dice
  • finely chop Italian parsley
  • mix the olives, tomatoes, parsley and feta crumbles together adding the olive oil and balsamic vinegar
  • season to taste with sea salt and black pepper
  • Top salmon liberally with feta-olive tapenade and serve

Nutrition

Calories: 367kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 115mg | Sodium: 886mg | Potassium: 946mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 545IU | Vitamin C: 8.3mg | Calcium: 180mg | Iron: 2.4mg