Salmon is a delicious and nutritious protein source, perfect for the keto diet. But have you ever tried it in a creamy tomato-based sauce?
This recipe takes your taste buds on an adventure!
Tender salmon fillets are cooked in a rich sauce bursting with tomato flavour, balanced by the creaminess of heavy cream, cheddar cheese, and cream cheese.
Broccoli florets add a delightful pop of colour and texture, making this dish a complete and satisfying meal.

Imagine a vibrant orange sauce, flecked with fresh chopped herbs, coating perfectly cooked salmon fillets.
Nestled beside the salmon are crisp, green broccoli florets, peeking through the creamy goodness.
The aroma is a symphony of savoury tomato notes, hints of garlic and onion, and a touch of cheesiness.
It’s a visual feast that whets your appetite before you even take a bite!

Plated Creamy Salmon with Broccoli in a Savoury Tomato Sauce

How to Make Salmon with Broccoli: A Delicious Recipe

Learn how to make a delicious and nutritious meal of Salmon with Broccoli in a creamy and savoury tomato sauce. Follow this easy recipe for a wholesome and satisfying dish.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Australian, New Zealand
Servings 1 serve
Calories 688 kcal


  • Non-stick skillet or frying pan
  • Spoon


  • 1 Tbsp butter⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  • ¼ cup tomatoes diced⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  • 1 garlic clove minced⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  • 1 Tbsp tomato paste⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  • ¼ cup thickened/heavy cream⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  • 30 grams cream cheese⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  • 30 grams cheddar cheese grated⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  • Salt and pepper to taste⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  • 100 grams salmon fillet in chunks⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  • 1 cup broccoli florets


  • Melt the butter on a non-stick skillet.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  • Add tomatoes.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  • Add and saute garlic until fragrant.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  • Add tomato paste.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  • Add heavy cream and cream cheese.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  • Stir until both of the cheese are melted. The texture of the sauce should be creamy.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  • Add the grated cheese and season with salt and pepper.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
  • Lastly, add the salmon fillet and broccoli. Cook until they are tender.
  • Serve.⠀



Serving Suggestions:

  1. Serve over a bed of cauliflower rice for a low-carb option.
  2. Pair with roasted asparagus or green beans for a well-rounded meal.
  3. Top with a sprinkle of fresh parmesan cheese for an extra cheesy bite.
  4. Serve with a side salad drizzled with a simple vinaigrette.
  5. Enjoy leftover salmon for lunch the next day, flaked over a bed of lettuce with your favourite keto-friendly dressing.
Keyword salmon with broccoli

1 Comment

Isla Fischer · 13/04/2024 at 1:22 pm

5 stars
Who would have ever thought of doing salmon in a tomato based sauce. This recipe is so tasty

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