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


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.



  • 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.

Check out more of our best salmon recipes...

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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