Pesto Salmon

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 20 min 2
Pesto Salmon
Health Highlights
This easy Pesto Salmon is covered in basil pesto and then oven-roasted. It’s delicious, ready in minutes, and is perfect for weeknight dinners.


2 fillet (384g) Atlantic salmon, wild
1 pinch Salt
1 dash Black pepper
2 serving(s) Pesto sauce


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  2. Check salmon for bones, rinse under cold water then pat dry. Season both sides of the salmon with salt and pepper.
  3. Place each salmon fillet on a square of parchment paper and spread pesto on top. Fold the parchment paper around the salmon creating a pouch. Seal the top by folding it over and twist the ends to create a seal.
  4. Bake for 20 minutes, or until the salmon is cooked through and flaky. 

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 524
Calories from fat 219
Calories from saturated fat 34
Total Fat 24.4 g
Saturated Fat 3.8 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 9.8 g
Monounsaturated Fat 8.1 g
Cholesterol 211 mg
Sodium 247 mg
Potassium 1886 mg
Total Carbohydrate 0.2 g
Dietary Fiber 0.1 g
Sugars 0 g
Protein 76 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat 4.3

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