Making nutritional choices for a healthy heart will greatly benefit your overall health. Eating heart-smart does not have to be complicated or time-consuming, especially with this omega-rich Salmon recipe which calls for just a few nutritious ingredients.


Salmon fillets
Extra virgin olive oil
2 cups cherry tomatoes; halved
Fresh lemon
Fresh herbs
Freshly ground black pepper


  1. Heat up a non-stick, ovenproof frying pan, ensure that it's hot before placing the salmon.
  2. Pat the salmon fillets with a small amount of extra virgin olive oil, then season with salt and pepper. 
  3. Cook the fish in the pan, skin-side down for 2 – 3 minutes, turn over and continue cooking in the oven at 180 °C for 3 – 4 minutes. 
  4. Plate the salmon with cherry tomatoes, olives, a lemon wedge and fresh herbs.

Serving Suggestions:
Alternatively, serve salmon with roasted cherry tomatoes (halved) and olives of your choice for a refreshing combination of flavours.