This recipe for pesto with salmon creates a dish that is moist, healthy, and so flavourful and done in around 30 minutes.
Your salmon fillets can be oven-baked, pan fried or cooked on your barbecue hotplate.
This is an easy and delicious lunch or a weeknight dinner.
The combination of salmon and pesto is surprisingly good that you will want to go back for seconds.
I recommend using the homemade pesto in this recipe, but I totally get that it’s not always practical or convenient to make it.
There is a lot of pesto you can buy in the supermarket if you are short on time.
This healthy salmon with pesto is good for you all-round.
The Salmon is rich in protein and omega-3 fatty acids and is really good to eat when on a low carb or keto diet.
Where-as Pesto is very healthy because the base ingredient is basil leaves which is a good source of vitamin A, and good for digestion. This post contains affiliate links. If you use these links to buy something we may earn a commission. Thanks. "These values are automatically calculated and offered for guidance only. Their accuracy is not guaranteed."
It is also anti-inflammatory and supports liver function and helps detoxify the body.
Pesto Sauce Ingredients
Ingredients For Salmon:
Pesto Sauce Instructions
Pan Fried Salmon Instructions
Cook for a few minutes.
Oven Baked Salmon Instructions
What To Serve With Pesto Salmon
Do you want to add a bit more life to your pesto with salmon?
Try these serving ideas for flavour variations.
A light and healthy salad like Caesar Salad with Garlic Croutons would pair wonderfully with this pesto salmon.
Serve the salmon over a bed of Cold Rice Salad or Potato Salad are two yummy choices.
Add more vegetables to your meal by serving a side of Spinach and feta pie then
Boil some Chat or baby potatoes and Saute some carrots to have with your salmon.
Serve it with angel hair pasta (lightly tossed with fresh herbs and olive oil), a basic spring mix salad with vinegarette, and a crusty, hearty garlic bread
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Serving Size 1
Amount Per ServingCalories 684Total Fat 54gSaturated Fat 9gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 42gCholesterol 111mgSodium 1402mgCarbohydrates 8gFibre 2gSugar 1gProtein 42g
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