Posts Tagged ‘Mark Bittman’

Easy Summer Salmon, with Tomato and Basil

June 22, 2011

This recipe for Salmon and Tomatoes in Foil is adapted from Mark Bittman and Jean-George Vongerichten (it appears in Quick and Easy Recipes from the New York Times, and is also in The Essential NYT Cookbook).

Last year, I made (but never posted about) a similar, but slightly more complicated fish dish from Dorie Greenspan, called Salmon and Tomatoes en Papillote.

The recipe is so simple that it is more of an idea than a recipe: put salmon on foil with basil leaves, tomatoes, salt, pepper, and olive oil. Wrap and roast until done. Dorie’s version adds scallions, thyme, lemon zest and lemon slices, and gives you the option of caramelizing the tomatoes first. Dorie also calls for a slightly different assembly. (more…)