Pesto Crusted Roast Salmon

Recipe by Loves2Teach
READY IN: 32mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • To make the crust: Combine all ingredients except the olive oil, salt and pepper in a food processor.
  • With the processor running, slowly pour in the oil and process until incorporated.
  • Season with salt and pepper if desired.
  • To prepare the salmon: Preheat the oven to 400 F.
  • Spread the pesto crust 1/8-inch thick on the salmon fillets.
  • In a dry nonstick ovenproof sauté pan or skillet over high heat, heat the olive oil and sear the salmon, crust-side down.
  • Turn the fillets over and place in the oven for 5 to 6 minutes, until cooked through.
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