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Tomato Butter Roasted Salmon with Cherry Tomatoes and Peppadews

This Tomato Butter Roasted Salmon with Cherry Tomatoes and Peppadews is an easy weeknight dinner that's full of flavor! 

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Author Nicole


  • 5 tbsp softened unsalted butter
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp. sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. salt divided
  • 1 1/2 lbs. skin-on salmon filet
  • 11 oz. cherry tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup sliced peppadew peppers
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 1/8 tsp pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 550 degrees (or broil). Place one oven rack on the bottom third of the oven, and put the other rack on the top third of the oven. Grease a medium baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Add softened butter, tomato paste, garlic powder, sugar, and 1/4 tsp. salt to a medium bowl. Mix until completely combined.
  3. Add salmon to the prepared baking sheet. Season with salt and pepper. Spread softened butter on to the surface of the salmon.
  4. Add tomatoes and peppadews to the same bowl you mixed the butter in. Add olive oil, remaining salt and pepper. Toss until everything is completely coated. Scatter the tomatoes and peppers around the salmon.
  5. Add salmon to the bottom third of the oven. Bake for 10 minutes. Transfer to the top of the oven and bake another 3-4 minutes or until the top is caramelized and bubbly.
  6. Serve Portion salmon into 4 pieces. Serve over orzo or rice.