Pesto Crusted Salmon

Prep Time:
12 minutes
Cook Time:
10 minutes
4 servings

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2poundsfresh Alaskan Keta Salmon fillets, skinned,

*non-stick cooking spray or olive oil,

2cups (3 to 4 bunchesfresh basil leaves,

1/2cupgrated parmesan & Romano cheese,

5clovesgarlic, peeled,

2tablespoonslemon juice,

1/2 tsp.each salt and pepper,


1Heat oven to 450 degrees F.

2Combine pesto ingredients by pulsing about 5 to 10 seconds in a food processor or blender until the texture of fine pebbles. Coat all sides of salmon fillets with pesto.

3Place salmon on a baking sheet prepared with non-stick spray or oil so fillets are not touching. Bake in the top one-third of the oven for 10 to 15 minutes depending on thickness. Allow 10 minutes per one inch of salmon thickness.

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