Salmon with Pea Puree and Tomato

A worth quick meal for a weeknight, if you are feeling like you need to eat healthy. This is scaled for 2, double as needed.


  • Salmon filets
  • handful of cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup shelled peas cooked
  • 2 tbs melted butter
  • 3-5 tbs cream
  • 1-2 tbs lemon juice
  • 10 medium basil leaves
  • salt & pepper
  • olive oil


  1. Spin peas, butter, cream, lemon juice, basil, salt, pepper with a stick blender
  2. Adjust cream and lemon juice until you are happy with consistency and taste
  3. Meanwhile, heat oil over medium heat
  4. Sear salmon – couple of minutes each side
  5. Evac salomn
  6. Blister tomatoes in pan
  7. Plate and serve


I got Diana Henry’s Simple for v-day.  It has some good stuff in it.  With a two year old and a six week old, simple sounds like a good idea.  This is a simplification of one of the recipes in her book.

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