Salmon With Cilantro Pesto

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

This comes from the February 09 issue of Readers Digest. It's healthy and tasty, hope you give it a try!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • cooking spray (optional)
  • cilantro pesto sauce

  • 12 cup loosely packed fresh cilantro
  • 3 tablespoons fat-free low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons sliced almonds
  • 2 tablespoons shredded or grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon garlic and herb seasoning
  • 4 (4 ounce) salmon fillets, rinsed and patted dry
  • 14 cup sliced almonds


  1. Preheat oven to 400*.
  2. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil or lightly spray with cooking spray.
  3. In a food processor or blender, process the pesto ingredients for15 -20 seconds, or until slightly chunky.
  4. Place the fillets about 2 inches apart on the baking sheet. Spread the pesto evenly over the top of the fillets. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup almonds.
  5. Bake 10-12 minutes, or until fish easily flakes when tested with a fork.
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I just added this recipe to "Favorites to Make Again and Again" cookbook. Really loved this recipe - I made it exactly as the recipe called for and doesn't need tweaking at all!!! So easy to make - I served it with roasted asparagus and baked potatoes. Made for Spring PAC 2009.