Italian seasonings, diced tomatoes, bell pepper, and fresh herbs cook with salmon in this low-carb, paleo, and whole30 dish. Quick & easy, make this in your slow cooker or Instant Pot.
I cook salmon in the slow cooker all the time and I know that doesn’t make sense to a lot of people. Yes it’s faster to cook salmon in the oven or on the stove, I can’t argue that. But if you’re ever looking to free up that oven space, don’t hesitate to throw your fish in the slow cooker.
What Type Of Salmon To Use
I’m using sockeye salmon from my Sizzlefish but you can use your preferred salmon. You can even substitute a white fish but if you do, I suggest a firm white fish like halibut or sea bass.
What To Serve This With
Sky is the limit. Pair this Italian herb salmon with a nice salad, over rice, over cauliflower rice, mashed cauliflower, with potatoes, etc.
Other slow cooker seafood recipes you might enjoy:
- 1 lb salmon
- 15 ounces diced tomatoes
- 1/2 cup onion, diced (or 1 tbsp dried onion flakes)
- 1 bell pepper, diced
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 1 tbsp Italian seasoning (see blog post)
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1 tbsp oil (for IP)
- Add the diced tomatoes, onion, bell pepper, garlic, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper to the slow cooker. Stir to mix well.
- Season fish with a pinch of salt & pepper. Add the salmon to the slow cooker.
- Cook HIGH 1-2 hours or LOW 2-4.
Electric Pressure Cooker (Instant Pot)
- Turn on pressure cooker to saute. When hot, add the oil, onion, bell pepper, and cook 5-7 minutes or until soft. Add garlic and cook an additional minute.
- Stir in the Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper.
- Season fish with a pinch of salt & pepper. Add the salmon to the pressure cooker on top of the tomato mixture. Close lid and seal vent. Select high pressure for 3 minutes. Quick release pressure when done.
I used my 3.5-quart slow cooker and the food fit comfortably. You can easily double or even triple this recipe if you have a larger slow cooker.
If you don’t have fresh herb then substitute dried herbs.
Need an Italian seasoning? Use this one:
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