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Pesto Crusted Salmon

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Quick and easy

Quick and easy

Quick and easy

Prep Time:

12 minutes

Cook Time:

10 minutes


4 servings


2  pounds  fresh Alaskan Keta Salmon fillets, skinned

*  non-stick cooking spray or olive oil

2  cups (3 to 4 bunches  fresh basil leaves

1/2  cup  grated parmesan & Romano cheese

5  cloves  garlic, peeled

2  tablespoons  lemon juice

1/2  tsp.  each salt and pepper


Heat oven to 450 degrees F.

Combine 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.

Place 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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