Caprese Salmon Over Pasta

Balsamic-glazed roasted salmon is topped with cherry tomatoes, mini mozzarella balls and basil for a twist on fish like you’ve never seen before. Even better: fish signifies good luck for the new year.

Serves: 4Prep: 10 minutesCook: 20 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 2 tablespoons Balsamic Vinegar
  • 4 (4 oz. each) salmon fillets, about 1” thick
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
  • 1⁄8 teaspoon pepper
  • 12 ounces linguine
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes, halved
  • 6 ounces mozzarella
  • 1⁄2 cup sour cream
  • 2 ounces Cream Cheese, cubed
  • 1⁄4 cup basil, chopped


  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Place salmon into a baking dish. Drizzle with balsamic vinegar. Season with salt and pepper. Top with salmon with tomatoes and mozzarella. Bake until salmon is flaky, about 10-15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, bring a large pot of water to a boil. Cook the linguine according to package directions. Drain, reserving ½ cup cooking liquid.
  • Return linguine to the pot. Toss linguine with sour cream and cream cheese, stirring until cream cheese melts. Add some pasta water, if needed.
  • Divide pasta among 4 plates and top with salmon mixture. Garnish with basil and serve.