Salmon Recipe With Pesto Sauce Crust

Salmon with pesto crust

  • serves 4
  • Easy

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



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


  • 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.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 511
  • Fat 33.3g
  • Saturates 7.4g
  • Carbs 9.1g
  • Sugars 2.9g
  • Fibre 3.3g
  • Protein 42.2g
  • Salt 0.8g