Pesto Salmon Recipe
A heart-healthy dish full of omega-3s and topped with fresh, homemade pesto. Even non-fish lovers will want seconds of this Pesto Salmon.
- ½ cup fresh basil
- 2 teaspoons fresh garlic
- ½ cup grated parmesan cheese
- ¼ cup olive oil
- ⅛ cup pine nuts
- 4 (4 ounce) salmon filets
- ¼ cup panko bread crumbs
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
In a food processor or blender, mix together basil, garlic, parmesan, olive oil, and pine nuts until it makes a smooth paste.
Place salmon on a foil-lined baking sheet.
Spread pesto on each fillet, then sprinkle bread crumbs on top.
Bake for 20-22 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork and bread crumbs are lightly browned.
Calories: 380kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 269mg | Potassium: 619mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 313IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 168mg | Iron: 2mg