Easy Colorful Mediterranean Salmon with Couscous

Close up of Mediterranean Salmon in a glass baking dish

Easy Colorful Mediterranean Salmon with Couscous

Easy Colorful Mediterranean Salmon with Couscous 800 520 Mediterranean Bakery & Cafe - Alexandria, Virginia


1/3 sweet onion, diced
1 green pepper, diced
1 tomato, diced
1/2 teaspoon aleppo pepper flakes
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon herbs de provence
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 teaspoons non-pareil capers
2 tablespoons chopped parsley
3 tablespoons olive oil
4 tablespoons water
4 ounces (or 8 tablespoons) smoked taramosalata
3/4 cup fine couscous
1 1/2 pounds skin-on salmon fillet


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. In a large mixing bowl, combine the diced onion, green pepper, tomato, allepo pepper flakes, salt, lemon juice, capers, garlic, parsley, water, olive oil, smoked taramosalata, and couscous.
  2. Lightly oil and salt the salmon and center it skin-side down in a medium-large baking dish. Crust the top of the salmon with the herbs de provence, then surround the salmon with the vegetable and couscous mixture.
  3. Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 1 hour, then uncover and broil for an additional 5 minutes to lightly brown. Serves 4-6.

You can find many of the items for this recipe at the Mediterranean Bakery; including aleppo pepper, herbs de provence, capers, olive oil, lemon juice, taramasalata, and yummy couscous!