Pesto Salmon

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 1/2 pounds salmon cut into fillets
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 2 tsp paprika

     Pesto

  • 1/2 cup pine nuts
  • 2 cups fresh basil loosely packed
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt to taste
  • 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese (dairy free: use nutritional yeast)

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F and lightly oil a foil-lined baking sheet. 
  2. Place salmon fillets on the baking sheet. Sprinkle the salmon with sea salt and paprika.
  3. Place sheet in the preheated oven and bake for 25 minutes, or until salmon is cooked through and has reached desired temperature.
  4. While the salmon is baking, prepare the pesto.
  5. Toast the pine nuts in a dry pan over a low flame until golden.
  6. Add all ingredients for the pesto except oil to a food processor and pulse to chop.
  7. Turn the food processor on and steam the olive oil through the hole in the top until desired consistency is reached. Add more oil for a thinner sauce.
  8. Taste sauce for flavor, add sea salt and black pepper to taste.
  9. Drizzle pesto over salmon for the last 10-15 minutes of baking

NUTRITIONAL FACTS

Calcium
Fat
Total Carbs
Net Carbs
Fiber
Protein
109
9g
4g
3g
1g
2g

NUTRITION KEY

  • gluten-free
  • dairy-free
  • soy-free
  • egg free

AGELESS TRANSFORMATION NUTRITION PLAN COMPLIANT

WHOLE FOOD PLAN
ANTI-INFLAMMAGING PLAN
FAT LOSS BOOSTER