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Charred Pesto Salmon

Updated: Feb 9, 2021

An easy dinner to make any day of the week and healthy too! Salmon is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which have been shown to reduce inflammation, lower blood pressure and decrease risk factors for heart disease.


4 salmon filets (defrosted or fresh)

4 TBSP minced garlic

4 TBSP pesto sauce

1 TBSP paprika

1 TSP cayenne pepper

1/2 stick of butter

Salt & Pepper TT


Step 1: Preheat oven to 400 degrees and spray a baking sheet with oil.

Step 2: Set salmon filets on the baking sheet and add salt, pepper, paprika and cayenne pepper on top of the filets.

Step 3: Slice the butter into 4 slices 1/4 inch slices and set on top of each filet.

Step 4: Add 1 tablespoon of pesto to each filet

Step 5: Put the baking sheet into the oven and let the fish bake for 10 mintues.

Step 6: After 10 minutes, set the oven to broil and let it cook for 5-7 more minutes or until pesto is lightly charred.

¡Buen Provecho!

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