Kid Approved Pesto Salmon Recipe

Pesto Salmon

Recipe is from Taste of Home



•       1/4 cup lightly packed fresh basil

•       2 tablespoons packed fresh parsley

•       2-1/2 teaspoons olive oil

•       1/2 teaspoon pine nuts

•       1/4 teaspoon minced garlic

•       Dash salt

•       Dash coarsely ground pepper

•       2 salmon fillets (6 ounces each)




1)     For pesto, place all the ingredients (hold the salmon!) in a food processor: basil, parsley, oil, pine nuts, garlic, salt and pepper; cover and process until finely chopped.

2)     Place salmon on a baking sheet coated skin side down with cooking spray. Spread with pesto on top. Bake at 400° for 20-22 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork and crumbs are lightly browned.

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