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Pesto Baked Salmon

September 23, 2013

 Pesto Baked Salmon

This recipe is so easy, yet so delicious – you can have a healthy, rich dinner on the table in NO time at all! I am all about fast, nourishing meals – especially when the days seem to get shorter and your time can get a little crunched.

This meal is perfect with Garlic Cilantro Lime Rice and a heaping serving of your favorite vegetable. Get your Baked Pesto Salmon on!

Baked Pesto Salmon

The Fundamentals

Wild-Caught Salmon Filets
Homemade Pesto (like this)

1. In a glass baking dish, place salmon filets skin side down. Spread with desired amount of pesto.

2. In a 350 degree oven, bake for 20 minutes uncovered until heated through but still tender.

That’s it, you’re done! And this is so packed with flavor even with its simplicity, it is a fantastic addition to your dinner rotation – especially if you are in a pinch!

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4 Comments

  • Reply Rachael September 27, 2013 at 9:31 am

    So…I’m totally not a seafood person. We grew up on salmon in Washington as a child, and I got dreadfully sick of it.. Slowly, I’m trying to incorporate more seafood into my diet since Holistic Squid and others recommend it so vehemently, and this recipe makes my stomach grumble every time I see it! Just might have to give this one a whirl… Thanks, Katie! :)

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