1 tablespoon olive oil, divided
4 4-oz. salmon fillets, skinned
½ teaspoon salt, divided
¼ teaspoon black pepper
2 cups cherry or grape tomatoes
1 ½ teaspoons minced garlic
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil, optional
Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 2 teaspoons oil, and swirl to coat. Sprinkle fish with ¼ teaspoon salt and the pepper.
Cook fish 5 minutes on each side or until fish flakes with a fork. Remove fish from pan; keep warm.
Add remaining 1 teaspoon oil to pan. Add tomatoes and garlic; sauté 3 minutes. Add vinegar; cook 1 minute or until tomatoes begin to burst.
Stir in basil and remaining ¼ teaspoon salt. Spoon tomato mixture evenly over fish.