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Date Night Salmon with Smoked Tomato Broth Recipe Date Night Salmon with Smoked Tomato Broth Recipe


Date Night Salmon with Smoked Tomato Broth Recipe

Written by: Emily Smith

Indulge in a romantic evening with this exquisite date night salmon recipe, featuring a delectable smoked tomato broth. Elevate your dinner plans with this flavorful and elegant recipe. Ideal for a special occasion or a cozy night in.

This salmon dish is my go-to for date nights. The smoky tomato broth is a game changer - it's rich, flavorful, and complements the salmon perfectly. It's a hit every time!

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Boy oh boy, have I got a treat for you! Picture this: you're sitting down for your very own made-at-home date night, the table is set, and the smell of delicious salmon wafts through the room. This isn't any ordinary salmon though, no sir! This is my personal spin on salmon with a smoky tomato broth. A dish bursting with flavour that's guaranteed to impress! Ready to get cooking? Let’s do this!

Ingredients for a Romantic Salmon Dinner

  • Salmon fillets: Rich in omega-3 fatty acids, provide a meaty texture, and a delicate flavor that pairs well with the broth.
  • Cherry tomatoes: Add a burst of sweetness and acidity, enhancing the overall flavor profile of the dish.

Did you know that adding a splash of white wine to the smoked tomato broth can enhance the flavors and give the dish a subtle complexity?

Essential Tools for Making Smoked Tomato Broth

  • Skillet: Essential for searing the salmon fillets and cooking the cherry tomatoes, garlic, and onion.
  • Hand blender: Needed to blend the smoked tomato broth until smooth for a flavorful sauce.

Common Questions About Cooking Salmon with Smoked Tomato Broth

Can I use other types of fish for this recipe?
Yes, you can substitute salmon with other fish like trout or cod for this recipe.
How can I adjust the seasoning to my taste preferences?
Feel free to adjust the amount of smoked paprika, salt, and pepper to suit your taste buds.
Is there a vegetarian alternative to the salmon in this dish?
You can try using tofu or tempeh as a vegetarian alternative to the salmon in this recipe.
Can I make the smoked tomato broth in advance?
Yes, you can prepare the smoked tomato broth ahead of time and reheat it when ready to serve with the salmon.
What side dishes would pair well with this dish?
This salmon with smoked tomato broth recipe pairs well with a side of roasted vegetables, quinoa, or a fresh green salad.

Serves: 2 people

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 25 minutes

Total time: 40 minutes


  • 2 salmon fillets
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley for garnish


  1. Season the salmon fillets with salt and pepper.
  2. In a large skillet, heat some olive oil over medium heat and sear the salmon fillets until cooked through. Remove and set aside.
  3. In the same skillet, add the cherry tomatoes, garlic, and onion. Cook until softened.
  4. Add the vegetable broth and smoked paprika. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. Use a hand blender to blend the mixture until smooth.
  6. Return the salmon fillets to the skillet and simmer for another 5 minutes.
  7. Serve the salmon with the smoked tomato broth, garnished with fresh parsley.

Nutritional value:

Per Serving in Calories: 350 kcal | Carbohydrates: 10 g | Protein: 30 g | Total Fat: 20 g | Saturated Fat: 3 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5 g | Cholesterol: 80 mg | Sodium: 700 mg | Dietary Fiber: 3 g | Sugar: 5 g | Calcium: 100 mg | Potassium: 600 mg | Iron: 2 mg | Vitamin A: 500 µg | Vitamin C: 30 mg

Tips for Prepping Date Night Salmon in Advance

Make Ahead Instructions

  • Cook the salmon fillets as per the recipe.
  • Store the salmon and smoked tomato broth separately in airtight containers in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • When ready to serve, reheat the broth and salmon in a skillet until warmed through.

Freezing Instructions

  • Cook the salmon fillets and prepare the smoked tomato broth.
  • Allow the salmon and broth to cool completely.
  • Place the salmon and broth in separate freezer-safe containers or bags.
  • Label with the date and freeze for up to 3 months.
  • To serve, thaw overnight in the refrigerator and reheat in a skillet until warmed through.

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