Total Time
Prep 0 mins
Cook 25 mins

One of my husband's recipes. We like to make this with lemon basil; it gives the dish great flavor!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sauté onion and garlic in butter on medium high until onions are translucent.
  2. Add tomatoes and cook on high for 5 to 10 minutes untill tomatoes start to break a part.
  3. Add cream and simmer on medium low for 5 minutes.
  4. Stir basil, salt and pepper in to cream sauce.
  5. In an oiled baking dish, pour cream sauce over salmon. Cover and bake for 12 minutes at 350°F.
  6. Serve over pasta, rice or steamed veggies.
Most Helpful

This was a real crowd pleaser. Comments started pouring in from the first bite. I made sure the onions were almost done before adding the garlic. Seems the garlic overcooks if I add them at the same time. I used canned diced tomatoes, so didn't simmer as long as suggested. I used half and half and fresh basil. The salmon was incredibly tender. It took me 20 minutes to cook to a temp of 135F, but my filets were about 8 oz instead of 6. Will definitely try it with fresh tomatoes next time. I was in a bit of a time crunch.

Kate 8:) July 06, 2011

Delicious! I tried to cut this down for 2 servings, but left the salmon in a single filet instead of cutting it up. Therefore, my cooking time was longer. The sauce on top is wonderful, and I'll definitely make this again. I'll reduce the temp next time if I reduce the servings to keep everything from cooking cream disappeared!!!! Made this for Best of 2010 Tag games, and totally understand why it ended up there......delicious!!!!!

breezermom February 04, 2011

I made this for 3 of us though my salmon fillets were about 10 to 11 ounces each so took 20 minutes to cook (now have left overs to make salmon patties). I used more onion than called for and used a 400 gram can of chopped tomatoes and everything else as specified (fresh basil was used) and was a quick a tasty meal to get on the table. Thank you Queen Dana, made for Make My Recipe - Spring Edition.

I'mPat September 28, 2010