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Salmon Recipe With Pesto Sauce Crust

Salmon with pesto crust

Published: September 19, 2017 at 3:27 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Check out our crusted salmon with fresh pesto recipe. This super quick and easy recipe takes 15 minutes in the oven and it's low in calories, a great midweek meal

  • Low calorie
Nutrition:
HighlightNutrientUnit
low inkcal511
fat33.3g
saturates7.4g
carbs9.1g
sugars2.9g
fibre3.3g
protein42.2g
salt0.8g
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Try this easy pesto salmon, then check out more salmon recipes such as our asparagus and salmon parcels.

Try making your own pesto with our homemade pesto recipe.

Ingredients

  • 4 salmon, skinless fillets
  • 4-6 tbsp fresh pesto
  • 3 tbsp breadcrumbs
  • parmesan, finely grated to make 3 tbsp
  • olive oil
  • 300g green beans

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the oven to 230C/fan 210C/gas 8. Put the salmon fillets on a non-stick baking tray, skinned-side down.

  • STEP 2

    Spread the pesto over the tops, then mix the breadcrumbs and cheese together and sprinkle over.

  • STEP 3

    Drizzle with a little oil then bake for 10 minutes.

  • STEP 4

    Boil the green beans for 3-4 minutes, then drain and toss with a little olive oil and season well.

  • STEP 5

    Divide the beans between plates, sitting the salmon on top.

Check out more of our best salmon recipes...

Lime grilled salmon tacos with avocado cream
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